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I can't wait to show you what I've recently learned. Have you heard of Furoshiki? I hadn't until a week a go, and I'm in love. Furoshiki is a Japanese technique, like origami, but for fabric! They are a type of Japanese wrapping cloth, used to transport food, gifts, or other goods. Isn't that cute? What you'll need: - any square piece of fabric (yes, it must be a square) Mine is 1.25 yards -Flower for embellishment Here we go: Step 1: Lay down your fabric with right side facing up. Step 2: Fold it into a triangle, wrong side out. Step 3: Take the right hand corner, and bring it up to meet the center of your triangle, bunch it together to make a roll. Step 4: Tie a knot at the base. Step 5: Do the same to the left side. Step 6: Take the top of your triangle and open it up. Step 7: Flip the whole thing over, wrong side up. Step 8: Tuck your knots and straps into the middle.
Step 9: Pick up both ends and put them together, your knots are inside now. Mommy Cooks: Furoshiki. I've been doing a lot of crafts lately, especially fabric-related things, it seems -- don't worry, we're still eating.
I've been in a bit of a slump, cooking-wise, it seems, and anyway the weather has been so dreary for the past few weeks that photographing it would be next-to-impossible. ("No, honey, you can't eat it yet. I'm waiting for the sun to come out. ") So I spare you. This morning I made a furoshiki, the Japanese cloth wrap originally used to carry bundles, tie up clothes, and whatnot, now used mainly as a way to wrap gifts. This fabric is a beautiful dahlia print by Kaffe Fassett called "Floating Flowers". The furoshiki can be made in pretty much any size to suit the particular gift, although different folding methods can be used to adapt a large cloth to a small package.
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Knit these memory cards up as a gift, or or use them as a take-along game for trips. This game's a classic, so your handmade version will be used for generations! Materials1 skein worsted-weight yarn in color: TealSmall amounts of worsted-weight yarn in colors: Red, Purple, Tan, Yellow & BlackSize US 8 (5mm) Knitting NeedlesTapestry Needle1/2 yard cotton fabricSewing needle and thread Finished Measurement5" x 4 3/4" DirectionsWith Teal, cast-on 22 stitches. Chart KeyBlank square = Knit on Right Side, Purl on Wrong Side"o" = Purl on Right Side, Knit on Wrong Side"X" = Duplicate Stitch in Desired Color Happy Face Chart Star Chart Flower Chart Peace Chart FinishingWeave in yarn ends. Cut fabric into 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" squares. Need a little knitting refresher course? Craft Apparently Yours,Vickie Pour melted crayon into candy mold. Print custom fabric on-demand.
Oilcloth Fabric- All Oilcloth (Oil Cloth) Fabric Discounted. I Love to Create: No-Sew Birthday Crown-Bands! BBPhoto Flash! The Creative Journey. California landscape eucalyptus painting with poppies Scent of Springtime April 8th, 2014 The Scent of Springtime 8 x 10 oil painting California Central Coast I love the contrast of dark green eucalyptus trees and bright wildflowers. This California Central coast scene gave me the opportunity to paint both. Interested in this painting? Pt. March 26th, 2014 “Pt. The lighthouse at Pt. There are a multitude of tide pools near by – great for exploring. Interested in this painting? See more of my seascapes here Eaton Canyon Stream – California landscape painting March 21st, 2014 “Eaton Canyon Stream” 9 x 12 oil painting In the years when we have heavy rain, the stream coming out of Eaton Canyon is full and fast-flowing.
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