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Furoshiki Workshop 2

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the Japanese art of wrapping gifts in cloth, to avoid plastic and paper waste this festive season.

Due to popular demand we are running a second Furoshiki workshop. The content is the same as the earlier workshop on this day (so don’t book in twice!).

We all love to give gifts during the festive season, but we don’t necessarily like all the paper and plastics involved in gift wrapping, which end up in the recycling or waste bin. The Japanese art of furoshiki allows you to avoid this waste by wrapping presents in reusable cloth.

At this hands-on workshop you’ll learn 8-10 different wrapping techniques using square fabric, including how to make bag. You’ll learn how to choose the correct fabric size for different shaped objects. You’ll leave the workshop with a piece of fabric to use, and instructions to follow at home.

Please bring some items to wrap, such as a wine bottle, orange, book or small box.

This workshop will be facilitated by Yoshie Kumagai, an experienced teacher in the arts of furoshiki and tenegui, who loves to connect Japanese and Australian cultures through her work.

This workshop is for residents of the Inner West Council area. If you are not from within the area please email education@greenlivingcentre.org.au to be put on a waitlist.

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December 14, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Marrickville Library and Pavilion
313 Marrickville Road
Marrickville, NSW 2204 Australia


Green Living Centre