taste of wine
There’s a Happy Christmas right there!
Photo Challenge: WRAP
Haiku Challenge: KISS and TASTE
‘Phaiku’: combining the two challenges
The Japanese turn wrapping into an art form. They use a Furoshiki, or wrapping cloth. Here’s how to wrap two wine bottles in a way where they are protected from clanking together and include a carrying handle.
Use a piece of cloth 90cm square – a large scarf or small table cloth and place the bottles diagonally with their bases a fist width apart.
Then fold the bottom left corner over the bottles and roll to the opposite corner keeping as tight as possible. Making sure that the last corner is underneath the bottles
Then take hold of each bottle by the neck and fold upwards so that they are standingTie the top with one right over left move.
Leave a gap and tie a reef knot: right over left, left over right – tighten securely.
Et Voilà! or perhaps in Japanese: ここで (Koko de)
(The translation is according to Google Translate, so goodness knows if it is right!)
The fabric I have used is an African wax print
I’m a bit in love with the bold design and vibrant colours of African prints at the moment. These leaf designs are sure to turn up in some pages of doodles soon.
Next week’s Photo Prompt is
Looking forward to seeing your WRAP photo – please leave a link in the comments.
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