An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims
I was teaching a class recently for the Massachusetts chapter of the Window Coverings Association of America. We were making samples of different trims, and I demonstrated how to mark muslin with a permanent marker.
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This method will work beautifully for the trims I’ve blogged about in the past such as this lovely pleated trim; this re-creation of a pleated edging; the box pleat experiment, part one; and the the cross drape, part two.
A question arose during the class: How can one quickly and easily mark the pleats on finished fabric? Not with a permanent marker, for sure. I decided to figure it out.
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