The Gift Wrapping Book: Over 150 Ideas for All Occasions

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David & Charles Publishers, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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This book provides readers with hundreds of inspirational ideas and techniques that ensure their wrappings are as special as the gifts inside. Detailed instructions show how to make individual boxes and bags to accommodate awkward shapes, plus solutions galore for tricky wrapping problems. Readers will also find advice and suggestions for perfect finishing touches, from tags and tassels to paper flowers. Step-by-step photography ensures every project is easy to follow, with gorgeous pictures of the finished wrapping. Caroline Birkett trained as a textile designer. She spent several years designing luxury knitwear collections and new products with a large ribbon manufacturer. After turning her talents to designing and writing craft projects, she's brought her flair for combining colors, patterns and textures to the medium of paper. She lives in Kingston-upon-Thames, England.

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Contents

Introduction
6
Making Boxes
38
Making Bags
56
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Caroline Birkett is a designer of textile projects for books, magazines, and needlework kits. She has also designed luxury knitwear collections. She is the author of Contemporary Cross Stitch for Soft Furnishings and The Gift Wrapping Book.

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