The “knots” involved in belly binding are not hard to do, and neither is the act of actually wrapping the fabric. The thing that can be a little bit difficult though is getting used to working with a wrap that is 16 yards long. So, before starting to put on the wrap there are a few things to check.
Once you are all prepared its time to put it on. It is easiest when putting it on with someone’s help however it is very possible to put it on independently. Throughout these instructions I will add in modifications that would make applying the wrap independently easier.
Measure Out Your Tail.
The Tail is the portion of the wrap that runs vertically up your front and does not get wrapped around your body.
Your First “Knot”
The wrap should be wrapped around the hips counterclockwise. As you wrap ensure that the fabric is flat and not bunched up or folded over. Also the fabric should feel snug against the body.
The first “knot” is the most important and the hardest of all the “knots” to do.
The Body Of The Wrap
The body of the wrap is completed in a very similar fashion to the technique used for the first “knot”.
Tucking The Ends
As you move up the body with the wrap you will eventually reach a point where you no longer have enough fabric to complete another “knot” This is when it is time to tuck in the ends.
That’s it, You made it! Now enjoy your wrap!
Be sure you always remove or adjust your wrap if you begin to experience any discomfort.
Never wear your wrap for longer that 12 hours at a time!