original international pleating factory

My Uncle Jack

I have a surprise for you. My grandfather Tom was never a pleater! As a matter of fact, the Tom Son’s factory started as a textile mill. He worked in the factory with his three sons: Leon, Anthony, and Jack.   This photo (above) is of my uncle Jack, leaning on the door of the old […]

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Build a Wedding Dress Design

What is Build a Wedding Dress?

  Do you have a dream of your perfect wedding dress, but can’t find it anywhere? If so, why not Build a Wedding Dress? We are a professional subcontracting service and we can plan, pattern, and cut the individual pieces of your dream dress using our machinery and expertise. We will then ship these components to you, […]

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Pleating 101

If you prefer to read a hard copy instead of online, we just compiled a PDF document so you can easily print it out and read it on the go!  The title is Pleating 101 and it lays the foundation for the basic types of pleats and how they combine to make more complex pleated styles. […]

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The Girl in The Green Scarf

The original pleated scarf from the movie, “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” was not made by us, but we were successfully able to recreate one that looks just as good as the original… if not better :-).  I didn’t know anything about the movie until a friend of mine mentioned it, asking if the scarf was […]

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