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Boutique Publishing is a magazine and book publisher based out of Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1972, Boutique-sha has established themselves as one of the top sources for women's fashion and lifestyle media. Boutique-sha currently publishes 10 magazines a month covering everything from fashion to popular music. And while they may be known for fashion trend-setting, it is their heavy focus on DIY culture that sets them apart in the Japanese market. Boutique-sha's DIY releases cover a broad range of hobbies and crafts. Whether it is as simple as origami or as detailed as leather bag making, the publisher releases high quality books with a great eye for style, while maintaining an even tone for easy to follow instructions.
With little more than a sheet of paper and some dexterity, crafters can make 75 origami projects designed for everyday use.
Generally speaking origami, Japanese paper-folding, is a casual hobby for all-ages. While some projects have practical applications most tend to be for aesthetic or entertainment purposes. All-Purpose Origami's patterns on the other hand are much more meaningful. The 75 projects compiled were crafted for the sole purpose of at home use. Whether to be applied in the dining room for special occasions or for Eco-friendly items around the office, these easy to follow pattens are designed to last and to look stylish for days and weeks. Perfect for use at home the cups, boxes, envelopes and table placement patterns in All-Purpose Origami are as resourceful as they are fun to make
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