How To Make Pleats

| February 11, 2009

Pleats are merely folds in the fabric that provide controlled fullness.  Pleating may be a single pleat, made as a cluster, or around an entire garment section.  Basically each pleat is folded along a specified line, generally called the foldline, and the fold is aligned with another line, called the placement line (see the diagrams […]

How To Make Pleats

| December 31, 2008

Pleats can be rather daunting at times, and if you’re not familiar with the terms knife pleat, box pleat or continuous pleats, it might be scary when you know you want pleats of some kind in a garment or in a craft item.Pleats are folds in the fabric that provide controlled fullness.  Pleating may be […]