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How to Make Fabric Gift Wrap

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You can give old linens a new lease of life with natural dyeing and fabric printing,

Becki Clark has reused her old linen to create this beautiful fabric gift wrap using only avocado, a carrot and some fabric paint. Then to wrap her presents she has used the Japanese technique of furoshiki which you can learn how to do below.

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You will also need:

- Natural fabric, Like Linen if you want to naturally dye it

- Avocado stones and skins

- A Carrot

Natural dye Step 1

It's really easy to create natural dyes from avocado skins and pits, make sure they are clean and that you've removed all of the flesh before getting started

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Step 2

Take alternative diagonal corners and tie in the middle before taking the other two corners and tying in a knot.

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Step 3

If you're not able to tie a knot it probably means your fabric is a bit too small. You should be able to tie a knot easily on the top of the gift.

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Step 4

Once you have reached your desired colour. Take the fabric out and leave to dry.

Fabric paint Step 1

Now if you want to print a fun polka dot pattern onto the fabric grab a carrot and some fabric paint.

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How to wrap your presents. Step 1

Firstly place your item in the middle of the fabric

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