How to Tie Tsukuri Obi for Yukata

Obi is a sash for Japanese traditional clothing called yukata. A Tsukuri Obi is a great item for someone who is new to Yukata because it has a pre-tied bow.Very easy to tie!! If you are interested to see the instruction with images, check out this site.[1]

Steps

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    Hold one end of Obi with a strap on the top.
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    While holding the strap, wrap the Obi around the waist 2 times.
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    Tie 2 straps together and push them behind the Obi to hide.
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    While inhaling, move the Obi to the back (clockwise). The Obi end should be in the center of the back.
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    Take the bow. You will find a clip and 2 straps.
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    Insert the clip between the yukata and the obi in the back.
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    Bring the 2 straps to the front from each side.
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    Tie those straps together in the front and push them in the Obi to hide.
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    That's it!!! Very easy.

Tips

  • Make sure to hide the straps.

Things You'll Need

  • Yukata
  • 2 Koshi-Himo
  • Tsukuri-Obi


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Categories: Japanese Fashion