A sarong dress is one of the most popular style in the beach time. It is not only a flattering dressing of beach fashion, but also a versatile finery for other uses, for instance, a beach towel or a party. So you may want to know how to tie a sarong.
The benefits of a sarong wrap are obvious and there are many different ways to tie a and wear a sarong. Depending on what clothing you have and where the tie is, the steps of tying a sarong are not the same. It can be a simple tie skirt, a shoulder dress, a side slit dress, or a halter dress.
You might have heard of those sarongs and they are not difficult to tie. If you warp them around your hips, you will get a swimsuit coverup for the beach; while you can have a evening dress if you drape them around the neck. And below we will show you how to tie a sarong in 8 different popular ways with step by step details.
Method 1: How to Tie A Sarong as Short Skirt
The short skirt style is often used as a cover up for swimwear.
Step 1: Fold the sarong diagonally in half so you can get a triangle shape.
Step 2: Wrap the sarong around your waist.
Step 3: Put the two ends of the sarong together and tie a knot on one side of your hips. And you can also tie a second knot to avoid accident.
Method 2: How to Tie A Sarong as Long Skirt
This type is very much like that of a short skirt, but with more steps.
Step 1: Hold the sarong horizontally and the wrap the sarong around your waist just like what you would do to wrap a towel. If the sarong is very long, you can fold it in half horizontally before getting started.
Step 2: Take a corner of the sarong in each hand and twist the corners to get enough material to tie a knot.
Step 3: Now you can make a knot by gathering the material in front of your body. Tie another knot to secure.
Step 4: Twist the material to the side of the hip. Alternatively, you can make it a slit dress by twisting the sarong to one side of your hip and you will expose one leg while you walk.
Step 5: Now fluff out the corners of the knot and make sure you’ve put the patterned side of the sarong outwards.
Method 3: How to Wear A Sarong as One Shoulder Dress
Step 1: Hold the sarong vertically and then wrap one of the shorter sides under one arm.
Step 2: Bring the top two corners and tie them over the shoulder using a double knot.
Step 3: Gather two edges of the material (on the same side as the shoulder knot) at your waist and tie a double knot.
Method 4: How to Wrap A Sarong as Side-slit Dress
Step 1: Hold the sarong vertically and wrap it around your back under your arms. Double knot the two top corners around the front and above the bust.
Step 2: Around the front of the dress, gather two scarf edges at waist level and make a double knot.
Step 3: Twist the waist-level knot to one side so the slit opens at the side of your leg.
Method 5: How to Wear A Sarong as A Jumpsuit
Step 1: Hold the sarong vertically and wrap it around your body and under the arms. Wrap the two top corners around your back with double knot.
Step 2: Pull the bottom end of the scarf back through your legs.
Step 3: Take the two back corners of the sarong, wrap them around to the front of your waist with a double knot.
Method 6: How to Tie A Sarong as a Halter Dress
Step 1: Hold the scarf horizontally and wrap the it around your back.
Step 2: Tie the two top corners together in front of your body.
Step 3: Twist the two corners around each other twice. Then knot them behind your neck to form a halter.
To create a bandeau style dress instead, tie the two corners of the sarong in front of the body instead of behind the neck.
Method 7: How to Wear A Sarong as A Draped Dress
Step 1: Hold the sarong vertically and wrap around the front of your body.
Step 2: Tie the two top corners loosely around the back of your neck so as to leave the material draping at the front.
Step 3: Pull one of the sarong’s edges around your back to cover yourself and pinch the other edge to tie several inches together at your waist with a double knot.
Method 8: How to Wrap a Toga Dress
Step 1: Hold the sarong horizontally and wrap it around your back.
Step 2: Pinch one side of the sarong and wrap it all the way across the front of your body until you can tuck the end underneath the opposite arm.
Step 3: Grab the top corner and bring it over your shoulder from behind.
Step 4: Take the other top corner and tie the two of them together at your shoulder to form a toga.
More Ways to Tie A Sarong
There are more ways to make a sarong wrap, and above are just some of the most used ones. And you can also learn how to tie a sarong by watching the video tutorial on YouTube.