Fabrigami: The Origami Art of Folding Cloth to Create Decorative and Useful Objects (Furoshiki - The Japanese Art of Wrapping)Paperback - 12 November 2013
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Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Age Range: NA - NA years
Grade Level: NA - NA
Paperback: 80 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 27.94 x 21.59 x 0.76 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.41 KgPeriplus Bestseller Rank:
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Japanese, "ori" means fold and "gami," paper. The authors craft a new word for the use of fabric as a take on the classic Japanese art of folding paper into delicate shapes. Stovall and Stern, mentored in the art by the late Temko, author of more than 50 DIY craft guides, take the reader from plain fabric to 3D gift with complete instructions from stiffening to making the final folds. With the right fabric of interest, it could be worth the labor to produce a billfold for a dear friend or the classic origami bird of peace for the Yule tree.
The difference between this book and the traditional origami book is that the projects use stiffened fabric instead of paper. It is definitely more long lasting than using paper, and a great idea for coordinating your home decor!
Fabrigami is the Asian art of folding fabrics to create three-dimensional objects ranging from the practical to the whimsical. Like paper, there are countless beautiful fabric designs to choose from, only fabric has the virtue of being extremely durable. Fabrigami began as origami legend Florence Temko’s final project. Everyone knows that origami is the art of paper folding, but Temko had begun experimenting with folding fabric to make objects that are just as beautiful but more lasting than paper. Sadly, Temko passed away before the book was completed, but her collaborator, Jill Stovall, continued their work. Now, Stovall—with the help of Scott Stern, a rising young star... See More