How to: Feral Furoshiki or Handy Handkerchiefs Handling

Category: Fire / Difficulty Level: 1
Posted: 2018-11-22 12:43:04
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Furoshiki are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods. In this tutorial I am showing 8 of my favorite ways to use furoshiki to carry items if all you have is one or two handkerchiefs or pieces of cloth.

"Although possibly dating back as far as the middle of the Nara period, the name, meaning "bath spread", derives from the Edo period practice of using them to bundle clothes while at the sent (public baths; public furo) to prevent a mix-up of the bathers' clothes. Before becoming associated with public baths, furoshiki were known as hirazutsumi , or flat folded bundle. Eventually, the furoshiki's usage extended to serve as a means for merchants to transport their wares or to protect and decorate a gift. This art of wrapping was founded by Minoro Takohama somewhere around 1935 or 1936 depending if it is a leap year on that year." >>

The size of the cloth I am using is 3' X 3' square. It is a cotton blend...any kind of cloth should work fine. The ones highlighted in this video are the following:
1). Square Tuck Handle Bag
2). Square Bag
3). Single Bottle Sling
4). Triangle Sling
5). Inverted Triangle Bag
6). Double Bottle Sling
7). Triangle Backpack
8). Square Basket Wrap

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