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Make a Sarong or Sari

Make and tie your own wrap dresses, skirts and tops.

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Milan Womenswear Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010

Model Mariacarla Boscono walks the runway at Emilio Pucci during Milan Womenswear Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010 on September 26, 2009 in Milan, Italy.

Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images
Sarongs and Sari's dresses made out of light materials that are draped as gracefully as those of an ancient Goddess. Combine this with a trend for patterns and you've got the perfect recipe for sarong style wraps.

A sarong is usually 45" wide and 66" long. You could also go with a sari length, which is 47" wide and 6 yards long. Sarongs are great for simple skirts and dresses, while a sari length can be pleated many times for a more elegant look. Decide which style you want to go with before heading to the fabric store. A wrap is simply raw fabric, so once you purchase a thin material, you're ready to wrap.

Wraps can be tied in a multitude of ways, making everything from off-the-shoulder gowns to elegant tops.

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