Welcome to Zusetsu

Welcome to Zusetsu, your online store for quality furoshiki from Kyoto, Japan. Here you will find lots of help and ideas for creating your own beautiful gift-wrapping and furoshiki bags.

Traditional, quality furoshiki from Kyoto for an environmentally conscious lifestyle

Contemporary furoshiki knot-wraps evolved from the textiles that carefully wrapped the treasures of the Imperial family, just outside Kyoto. Now you can create these wonderful styles, and be a part of an on-trend movement that is choosing sustainability and reusability over disposable paper and plastics.

To complement our growing range of furoshiki, we have more pretty gifts from the elegant city of Kyoto that are created using skills passed down through generations: beautiful brocade purses that use the weaving skills of Nishijin-ori, and deep-dyed washi paper gifts inspired by kimono patterns.

We're excited to have added to our collection of screenprinted textiles with a small range of beautiful tenugui wall-hangings, from Yokohama, which is just south of Tokyo!

Why not choose a gift that is elegant and unique!

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Meet the Zusetsu team! You can discover more about our journey on our About page!

Every furoshiki order receives a free illustrated booklet which has lots of easy-to-follow diagrams to get you started furoshiki wrapping.

We have amazing furoshiki wrapping ideas to inspire you here on our Zusetsu website. Also, check out our Furoshiki Tutorials page - here you'll find videos and diagrams to help you create gorgeous furoshiki gift-wrapping, bottle wraps, and bags!

Do contact us if you would like us to send your gift directly to your loved one! We have beautiful postcards on which we can hand-write your message for you! <3

Join us and our community of friends on Instagram @zusetsu_store - it would be brilliant to see you! xx

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We love hearing from you!

We love hearing about your furoshiki stories, and we love to see your photos!

One of the loveliest aspects of our business is the friendships we have made: with our wonderful suppliers and artisans in Kyoto; and with our wonderful customers, all over the world.

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We receive some very kind feedback too, which always makes our day :)

  Here are just some of the lovely messages that we've received:

From Jane:

Just received your package. Very sweetly, carefully and artistically packaged. Furoshiki is lovely.

Will return to order more items in due course. Very impressive and impressed!

Thank you, Cathy, you made my morning.

Best wishes,


PS Great instruction manual

From Rob:

I received my order today and am emailing to say that I am really pleased with the quality of the furoshiki. The packaging presentation was also beautifully executed.


 From Rosalba: 

...fantastic delivery ! I am absolutely excited for such a beauty furoshiki ! It is enchanting, I love over all the geometric designs ! Thank you for your kind message and  your lovely words ! Thank you, thank you again, all the best Rosalba from Italy with love

Thank you to Jane, Rob, and Rosalba for kindly agreeing to us posting their lovely comments here! xx

Artist Harriet Chard @harrietchard_art painted a beautiful composition of delicate early-summer flowers set in a furoshiki-wrapped vase. The furoshiki is our 48cm Japanese Apricot Blue/Beige, and it's thrilling to see it captured so perfectly!

Our lovely customer Rachel made this beautiful tapestry and gift-wrapped it in our extra large Isa Monyo Knot furoshiki. What a wonderfully special present!

We love hearing from all of you, and seeing your wonderful furoshiki wraps, so do keep in touch!

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Zusetsu - An English company passionate about contemporary textiles originating from the traditional, creative heritage of Kyoto.

Registered office address: Zusetsu Ltd., Castle Nurseries, Chipping Campden, Glos., GL55 6JT United Kingdom

Company Number: 11806597. VAT Number: GB 315 9298 79. Copyright Zusetsu Ltd., 2020.