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Topic: Kick Pleats... I need help!  (Read 834 times)
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« on: April 11, 2010 11:55:07 AM »

Is it me, or is there a lack of tutorials/videos/help on the beloved kick pleat for clothing?  I found one site with fuzzy pictures and not the greatest tute.  Can anyone point me in the right direction? 

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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010 10:32:31 AM »

I got a pattern from the Big 4 on sale for $1 that had instructions for a kick pleat.  I think that's the easiest way to get any new technique.  Then you have a pattern you can use to mod whatever pattern you're working with, as well as detailed instructions and diagrams.  My current hunt is for one that's lined, which is a different animal altogether.

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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2010 09:34:30 AM »

That's a good idea!  I'll have to go scour the pattern books next sale.  As far as lining goes... oh that is a fun fish to fry!   Cheesy

« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2010 11:25:02 PM »

Kick pleat - a double pleat with the outer edges folded toward each other, to allow expansion in a skirt, as at the bottom of a woman's skirt.

Here are some instructions about making a kick pleat:

« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2010 02:24:52 PM »

Well, I bought a crib bedskirt from Goodwill with pleats in it.  I figured I would play with it until I figured it out.  Looks pretty simple?!?  Thanks everyone for your help and advice. 

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