Custom Pleated Ring Bearer Pillow

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 bearers pillow and have that pleated as well.  The pillow can be custom made with a variety of fabric like chiffon, tulle or satin and can even be pleated in the same style to match you gown.  The sample we made below was made with a silk antique side pleat that was fused to a backing for easier sewing.  We also made a pleated...

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The Girl in The Green Scarf

The Girl in The Green Scarf

Although we did not make the original pleated scarf from the movie, “Confessions of a Shopaholic,” we were able to successfully recreate one that looks just as good… if not better :-).  I didn’t actually know anything about the movie until a friend of mine mentioned it, asking if the scarf was ours. After watching the film, I told him that I could replicate the scarf, no problem – when I gave it to him, he became...

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Custom Pleated Bridal Veil

Custom Pleated Bridal Veil

We now have a new style for brides-to-be.  A sunburst pleated veil that can be made out of tulle or net.  They can be made to any length, short or long, as in the pictures below.   You also have the option to order just the pleated fabric from us and send it to be made by your seamstress making your wedding dress.  The choice is yours.  Turn around time is usually a week to two weeks unless you need to design something custom.  Time frame...

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How to Make Pleated Ruffles

How to Make Pleated Ruffles

There are many different types of pleated ruffles, and many ways to make them. Below you will find examples of three garments all pleated in the same style, yet with very different looks.   In this post I will discuss the three basic elements of rectangular shaped ruffles: fullness, stiffness and hems. Fullness of the Pleating By fullness of the pleat I am referring to the amount of fabric that is used in one yard of pleated fabric....

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Crushed Silk Dinner Napkins

Crushed Silk Dinner Napkins

Here 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 for their event so they decided to see if they could have some custom made.  Thanks to Google they found the right people for the task!   After several swatches they finally decided on this shade of silk silver charmeuse.   Look below to see what this silk fabric looked like after we...

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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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