Japanese Shibori Gift Wrapping Papers - 12 Sheets: 18 X 24 Inch (45 X 61 CM) Wrapping Paper (Other)
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These fine-quality tear-out sheets feature 12 prints inspired by the centuries-old art of Japanese shibori--a process of hand-dyeing fabric. These papers are suitable for craft projects as well as for gift wrapping. The variety of designs means they are useful for any occasion--whether a holiday, birthday, anniversary or "just because." An introduction details the history and meaning behind the designs, giving you a better idea of their origin. Some wrapping ideas are also provided for inspiration to maximize your creativity. This paperback book includes:
- 12 sheets of 18" x 24" (45 x 61cm) paper
- 12 unique patterns
- Perforations so the papers are easy to tear out
- A 3-page introduction with wrapping tips & tricks
Pair with the matching Tuttle note cards--Japanese Shibori, 16 Note Cards--for a colorful and cohesive gift The tradition of gift wrapping originated in Asia, with the first documented use in China in the 2nd century BC. Japanese furoshiki, reusable wrapping cloth, is still in use four centuries after it was first created. Gift wrapping is one custom that has prevailed through the ages and across the world--it should be special for both the gift giver and recipient.
About the Author
Tuttle Studio draws inspiration from the modern and traditional cultures of Asia to create its language workbooks and resources, journals, stationery, gift wrapping products and origami paper. It is a division of Tuttle Publishing, a leading publisher of books on the languages, history, art and cultures of Asia. The company was founded in 1832 in Rutland, Vermont (USA) and opened a branch in Tokyo, Japan in 1948.