hold the label end (usually a kanku) of your belt in your left hand,
palm facing towards your body, label facing outward.
the belt along, until the middle of your belt is in line with your
bellybutton, i.e. the same length on both sides, and keeping hold
of it with your left hand so that it does not twist i.e. keeping
the label facing away from you.
the belt evenly with both hands, palms facing your body, and start
moving your hands around the back, left hand around left, right
hand around right. When they meet in the middle at the back, pass
the left hand-end under the right, swap hands/ends and bring the
now swapped ends back around i.e. left hand returns to the front
around the left, and right hand returns to front around the right.
ends should now be in front. Hold them in your left hand, palm facing
towards you, such that the end coming from the left is over the
end coming from the right. You should now be holding three thicknesses
of belt in your hand.
the end of the belt coming from the left (now dangling to the right)
under the other two layers of belt from the lower side, and pull
it through so that it comes out on the top. This is the first tie.
Adjust for fit and length of ends - they should be the same length.
both ends near your stomach, both with palms facing up. Left hand
should be holding the end coming out at the bottom, and the right
hand should be holding the end coming out at the top. Still holding
the belt end, flip your left hand over, and move the right hand
end over the left. The belt and the crossover should make something
like a heart shaped loop.