North Indian Saree

A perfectly draped sari makes personality but a clumsily draped sari can equally bring down the look of the Sari and spoils the whole appearance of the woman. So just make a note on some basic steps about how to drape a sari in different styles.

STEP 1

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1. A waist – to – floor length petticoat tied tightly at the waist by a drawstring.

2. A tight fitting blouse that ends just below the bust.


 Step 2

After step one you take the sari and tuck the plain end of the sari into the petticoat for one complete turn from right to left. Make sure that the lower end of the sari touches the floor  saree 2

Step 3

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Tuck the pleats into the waist slightly to the left of the navel, and make sure that they are turned towards the left.

After this you take the sari and tuck the plain end of the sari into the petticoat for one complete turn from right to left. Make sure that the lower end of the sari touches the floor

Step 4

Make about 7 to 10 pleats and hold them up together so that they fall straight and even. saree4

Step 5

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Tuck the pleats into the waist slightly to the left of the navel, and make sure that they are turned towards the left.

After this you take the sari and tuck the plain end of the sari into the petticoat for one complete turn from right to left. Make sure that the lower end of the sari touches the floor

Step 6

The end portion thus draped is the pallu, and can be prevented from slipping off by fixing it at the shoulder to the blouse with a small safety pin.

You are now draped in a saree . Now stand before the mirror and get enchanted by the grace you exude.

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