Furoshiki is the art of folding a beautiful square piece of material into any number of incredible, practical uses – here, we share instructions for a shoulder bag, perfect for taking to market...
1 With the reverse side facing out, hold about one third down the length of the cloth.
2 Take hold of the opposing corner the same length down so they are symmetrical.
3 Tie the second corner around the first in a single knot.
4 Repeat with the other two corners of fabric making sure they are symmetrical.
5 Tightly twist tail of the knots on both sides.
6 & 7 Tie two twisted ends together in a basic knot to create the shoulder strap.
8 This bag is perfect for smaller market items and as an alternative to your everyday shoulder bag. A smaller version can also be made to carry your lunch.