How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric

The pleated skirt may well hide many of the shortcomings of the female figure. These skirts are always elegant and lush. These pleated skirts love to wear not only girls but also women.
Before sewing pleated skirt you need know that fabrics having strips or the cells have features.
Here is sewing tutorial how to make pleats of striped fabrics. These steps with photos and comments help you sew a pleated skirt.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 1

To lay the folds use the little stationery clips.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 2

Width of the folds of the skirt of striped fabric depends on the strip width. For a symmetrical arrangement of folds along the waist line skirt the width of the plate can be equal to distance between the two (or more) strips.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 3

You should know that each pleat increases fabric's consumption along the waist line skirt on a double meaning fold width.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 4

Pleating is by folding the material on the right side a fabric. All folds must lie in the same direction.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 5

Use the pins or clips or baste the pleats.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 6

Note: If you will make skirt's pleats like me (to one another) you will need fabric having three waist measurements. Don't forget add 5/8" to either side of pattern a skirt.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 7

Step by step you make hand pleating along waistline your skirt.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 8

For the finishing step, press over your pleats with hot steam iron.

How to Make Pleated Skirt of Striped Fabric, step 9

Look! How well will look like pleating skirts in finished form.

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