How to Tie a Sarong into a One Strap Dress

Why spend the big bucks for a designer frock? Just follow these simple steps to a lovely summer dress or beach cover-up.

You will need

  • A full-sized sarong
  • A friend
  • And 2 safety pins
  • A bathing suit with shoulder straps

Step 1 Hold sarong Hold two ends of the sarong behind you so that it’s stretched evenly against your back, hanging from your armpits down.

Step 2 Cross corner Bring one corner forward and cross it in front of you to your opposite shoulder.

Step 3 Pin corner Pull that corner over your shoulder and have a friend pin it to the back of your sarong.

Step 4 Wrap around body Wrap the rest of the sarong around your body under your bustline.

Step 5 Tuck free end Tuck the free end into a section that is tight against your body.

Step 6 Pin in place Pin it in place and strike a pose—you’re done!