The next step is how to tie ougibunko by yourself. It looks like a big bow with a folding fan. Maybe it’s tough for beginners, so please watch the video below first. Later, check the important points. Let’s begin!
Obijime is a decorative cord to hold obi in place. By firmly tying, obi shape is fixed.
Obijime has two types, such as round and flat. The flat type has two sides. So please be careful not to be upside down when you tie it.
Obiage is a decorative long piece of cloth supporting the shape of otaiko on the back by covering the pad called obimakura.
The knot I share you is the most basic one called hon-musubi.
Hanhaba-obi, or a half-width obi is easy to handle.
There are so many ways to tie.
I’m going to show you how to tie weeping cherry. It’s the easiest way of tying obi for yukata. It’s also good for kimono.
This time we use a 3.5m half-width obi.
I’m right handed. If you are left handed, all directions of obi are opposite.