Fabric wrapping is an old asian tradition that can transform a gift into an exceptional keepsake. This set of 6 eco-chic wraps are handcrafted from recycled Indian saris.
There are multiple tape-free ways to wrap with these 90 cm squares. For a basic wrap, open fabric in diamond shape on flat surface, place gift in centre and tie opposite sides in double knots. The fabric will conform tightly as the knots form a bow. The recycled nature of this product means no two squares are alike, and the beautiful designs printed on the old saris may even inspire you to use them as inexpensive scarves or bandanas.
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