For this drape I made 6 pleats in the very beginning, and in the end if you don’t have enough to make the belt you can leave draping like a cape 🙂
This one is interesting. Its more like a dhoti than any of the other pants style saris and it kind of pulls up on the right side. You’ll have to play with that if you want the legs to be even in the back.
This drape is similar to the Gujarati drape but has a flavor and look all its own. I thought it might be frumpy when I first wore it but I ended up loving it. Definitely one of my all time favourites.
An Assami wrap dress sari drape!
Here is week two’s drape 🙂 A Lovely blue, gray and cream sari in Coorgi style.
Currently I am participating in a seven week viral campaign hosted by Triveni Sarees. Every week I have to use a different sari and a different drape. You can read all about it here. Below is my first drape and you can check out the other people participating @ dare2drape.org. Have fun! Wear a Sari!
Here is a video for the men. This guys is hilarious to listen to. Have fun! 🙂
There are two styles with the name Settu Mundu. This one I am calling “Settu Mundu 2” I believe the other one (#45 on my blog) is the more traditional of the two. Basil(one of my readers) provided me with a very awesome link to a video of ladies dancing in competition with this style(Settu…
For this one I put a pin in the informal pleats on the shoulder because this sari is one of those terribly slippery silk ones. It won’t stay on my shoulder for nothing. The Kappulu drape is from Andhra Pradesh. It is for a 7 yard sari, but you could do it with a 6…
Chhattisgarh sari from Madhya pradesh. Almost like a combo of Bengali and Gujarati.
Start with Nivi #1 but don’t pin the pallu. When pulling the front between your legs to the back, pull the back forward as much as you can. This really helps with coverage. Also keep adjusting and tugging after you’ve wrapped the pallu until it feels right. 🙂