> Very simple: the obi is wrapped around my waist twice, double knotted.Arigatou Gozaimasu!
> Just pull the knot down a little bit so that the top of the loose end
> is hanging over it.
> BTW, if you search "hanhaba" or "han haba" obi on eBay, you can
> sometimes find some nice two sided ones in period-looking fabrics that
> that can be taken apart. This obi was made from the front fabric of a
> modern hanhaba obi that I took off the backing, folded in half and
> stitched closed. (The back fabric was made into a plain gold obi.
> Saionji no Hanae
> West Kingdom