We now have a new style for brides-to-be. It’s a sunburst pleated veil that can be made out of tulle or net. These beautiful veils can be made to any length, as shown in the pictures below. You also have the option to order just the pleated fabric from us and send it to […]
I am surprised I don’t get asked this question more often. Come to think of it, nobody has ever asked me that question! They usually just walk in the door and call me Tom 🙂 I know it’s a mouthful, and that is the reason most people drop the “Tom’s Sons” part and simply call […]
I thought this title may grab you a little more than “How to Assign Style Numbers!” I’ve noticed over the past several years that designers are using the term “numbers” lightly when assigning style numbers to their samples. Instead of assigning a number like 7657743 to a red silk dress, they might name the dress […]
If this is the first post you are reading in this blog, then you are in the right place. It recently occurred to me that most people who land on my site are probably wondering what this blog is all about. Who are we? What do we do? What’s our shtick? So I figured a post that explained the point of […]
Below are some pics of a custom pleating job we did for an event company. They couldn’t find a silver silk napkin to match the color scheme they wanted for their event, so they decided to have some custom made. Thanks to Google, they found us and we were obviously the right people for the task!
This post is the culmination of the basic pleating principles I have covered in the last three blog posts. The importance of understanding this post is to help you identify the different types of pleating used by others and how they incorporate pleating into their designs.
This is the second post in a series on fundamental pleating concepts. I would recommend reading The ABC’s of Pleating prior to reading this post. This one discusses the two basic panel shapes you need to understand if you are a designer or a pattern maker. By panel, I mean a distinct shape of fabric. For the […]