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Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines

Evamarie Gomez, Carol Fresia, Stephani L. Miller, and videographer Jeff Roos

Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique

When you’re making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines. To avoid confusion, you can mark each set of lines with a different color thread or chalk. Watch this new Threads Sewing tips video to learn how.

Reader tip by Gita Levin of Cinnaminson, New Jersey, was featured in Threads #124.

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