"Furoshiki" is a square piece of fabric that has been used in Japan for centuries to wrap and transport goods.
It easily turns into a bag in a matter of seconds.
It is also used to protect, decorate, wear, hide, and many more purposes.
Compared to shopping bags, a furoshiki offers unique advantages.
(1) It takes very little space when folded, and easily fits in your bag or a pocket,
(2) It accommodates things in various sizes and shapes, and
(3) It opens flat and has no bottom or corners, thus accumulate less debris and dusts. Our furoshiki is machine washable and easy to keep clean.
With the plastic pollutions on the rise, many municipalities are banning free disposable plastic bags.
By using furoshiki as a shopping bag, you are making a small yet important contribution to reduce waste.
Furoshiki can also be used instead of wrapping paper. Simply include a note that asks furoshiki to be reused or returned.
Furoshiki is not complicated.
There are only two basic knots you need to know.
There are many ways to make bags according to the shape and size of item(s) you are carrying.
Furoshiki isn't just for BAGSTITUTING. Please visit our sister site for more information about the versatility of furoshiki.