The simple art of furoshiki





Hello, I'm Cathy. I’m based in the English Cotswolds, and I’ve spent thirty years as a very busy children’s book illustrator.

When I saw the inventive, ingenious, modern Kyoto furoshiki it became a growing passion to introduce them to my friends here in the UK. I love the bright colour-pallette, and I love the ease with which they can be tied into something interesting and pretty.

We’re all trying to avoid using plastic bags when we shop – furoshiki are a beautifully designed alternative to a jute or cotton bag.

They’re perfect for gym kit, or for carrying books: their uses are as broad as your imagination!




For more 'how-to' videos, just see our Furoshiki Tutorials page.

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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.