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Make a Furoshiki Purse Using Bamboo Handles


At Wrappr, we are all about creating products that are reusable. With one of our Furoshiki wraps, there are dozens of ways you can make your very own purse that best fits your needs! In this tutorial we will teach you how to make a Furoshiki purse using bamboo handles!
Make a Furoshiki Purse Using Bamboo Handles Make a Furoshiki Purse Using Bamboo Handles

How-to

Make a Furoshiki Purse Using Bamboo Handles


At Wrappr, we are all about creating products that are reusable. With one of our Furoshiki wraps, there are dozens of ways you can make your very own purse that best fits your needs! In this tutorial we will teach you how to make a Furoshiki purse using bamboo handles!

Make a Furoshiki Purse Using Bamboo Handles Make a Furoshiki Purse Using Bamboo Handles

Wrappr has a wide selection of artwork that make for the most beautiful purses. This Furoshiki purse would be great for a summer day, going to the beach or bringing to a farmers market! 

First, lie your Furoshiki face down on a flat surface.

image of a furoshiki laying flat on a flat surface

Image of a furoshiki on a flat surface laying upwards

Align your first ring with the vertical center of your furoshiki and an inch south of the horizontal center. 

image of a ring hovering over the center of a furoshiki that is laying on a flat surface

Grab the left corner closest to your bamboo handle...

image of someone grabbing the corner of a furoshiki

bring it through the bamboo handle and loop it around once. 

Image of someone putting the corner of the furoshiki under the bamboo handle once image of someone looping the corner of the furoshiki around the bamboo handle once

Grab the right corner closest to the bamboo handle... 

image of someone grabbing the right corner of the furoshiki thats closest to the bamboo handle

put it through the bamboo handle and then loop it around once.

image of someone looping a corner through the bamboo handle once  image of someone looping the right corner through the bamboo handle once

Tie a double knot with two of your furoshiki corners! This will secure them to the bamboo handle. 

image of someone holding two corners of their wrap that has been looped through the bamboobooimage of someone tying one knot

image of a double knot

Now it's time to work with your second handle! Place it in the vertical center of your furoshiki and move it an inch north of the horizontal center. 

image of a bamboo handle placed in the vertical center of a furoshiki and then just a little north of the horizontal center

Take the right corner closest to your second handle... 

Image of someone looping through the left corner of the furoshiki through the bamboo handle

bring it through the handle and loop it around once! 

image of someone looping the left corner of the furoshiki through the bamboo handle image of someone looping the left corner of the furoshik through the bamboo handle

Repeat the same steps with the right side. 

 

image of someone grabbing the right side of the furoshiki wrapimage of someone looping the furoshiki through the bamboo handle image of someone looping the furoshiki through the bamboo handle image of someone looping the furoshiki through the bamboo handle

Tie a double knot with the left and right corners to secure the furoshiki to the bamboo handle.

 

 

image of someone tying one knot with two furoshiki corners to secure it to the bamboo handle image of someone tying a double knot

And there you have it! A furoshiki purse, all ready to be worn and packed with all your essentials! 

image of a furoshiki purse with bamboo handles image of a furoshiki purse

The Furoshiki featured in this post is from the Escapism collection, it is called Cleanse, it is a Large organic cotton furoshiki. It was beautifully designed by Ottawa based Artist LzySunday. 

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There are so many ways to use your furoshiki and wooden handles to make yourself a purse! This is a perfect look for a trip to the farmers market, brunch, or to bring with you to the beach! This furoshiki is called Plum Adventure! It’s in a size Large Cotton and it’s by Artist Vivi Maidanik! #furoshiki #artists #fashion #howtostyle #howtostylefuroshiki #scarfbag #scarfdiy #howtostyle

♬ Dreams - chloe moriondo

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