Masters in the art of fabric manipulation. Located in the heart of New York City's Fashion District.

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Since 1931, International Pleating has been a family owned fabric and textile pleating business. Our full service facility is located in the heart of New York City’s Garment District and offers all aspects of pleating services: from sample development to production. Quality is our legacy and a heritage that we work tirelessly to uphold. Full attention is always paid to even the finest detail.  Our family master craftspeople posses  the level of artistry and unsurpassed technical design skill, that has been acquired and passed down through five generations of expertise in this industry.

Although we are couture and silk specialists, our craftspeople are highly skilled and experienced in the pleating all textiles, including polyester, silk, lace, cotton, linen, nylon and also leather.

We are confident that you will find our technical knowledge an asset in helping you achieve your design goals.  It is for this reason that many top fashion designers, both locally and international, choose our services.

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Recent Blog Posts

April 13, 2014 |

Custom Pleated Ring Bearer Pillow

For those of you that are planning to wear a pleated bridal dress why not carry through your idea with your ring...

February 24, 2014 |

Pleating 101

For those of you who don’t like to read online, we just compiled a PDF document so you can easily print it...

February 2, 2014 |

How to Identify Different Pleating Styles

There is a tremendous amount of miscommunication and a lack of understanding regarding the different types of...

January 24, 2014 |

The Biggest Problem When Hemming Your Pleats

This is a warning for those of you who are going to hem your fabric before it gets pleated.  Following is a...

October 30, 2013 |

The Girl in The Green Scarf

Although we did not make the original pleated scarf from the movie, “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” we...

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