Pleating 101

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 out and read it on the go!  The title is Pleating 101 and it lays the foundation of the basic types of pleats and how they combine to make more complex pleated styles. The primary topics covered are: - The 3 ways to fold fabric. - The 3 basic pleated panel shapes. - The 2 ways to create variety with pleated styles. After reading...

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The Purpose of This Blog

The Purpose of This Blog

If this is the first post you are reading in this blog then you are in the right place.  It recently dawned on me that most people that land on my site are probably wondering what this blog is all about.  Who we are? What do we do? What’s our shtick? So I figured a post that explained the point of this blog and what to expect in future posts would be helpful. Who We Are We are a pleating contractor located in New York City.  If...

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Pleated Hermes Scarf Repair

Pleated Hermes Scarf Repair

First off, I would like to wish everybody on the planet a Happy & Healthy New Year Here are some before and after pics of the pleating restoration project. The subject was a few Hermes Scarves that were the victim of some unfortunate accident. So we were determined to restore these scarves back to their beautiful state. What do you think? This is what they looked like when we received them. Notice in the close up photo below how some...

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What is a #pleatninja?

What is a #pleatninja?

First let’s define pleating, the systematic folding of fabric.  Now, I’m sure you know what a ninja is but lets take a look at the origin.  According to dictionary.com, nin- = endure and -ja/-sha = person.  Therefore, we can conclude that a #pleatninja is a person that endures to master the art of pleating and yes I made that up! The real question is why did I make it up and why am I blogging about it?  Well, its for a...

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