Way to Fold

Cutting pleated pattern pieces for Gothic skirt.Pleat-lines with tailoring worked into them.Pleats being processed by hand using a baste stitch.

When the patterns are cut from the fabric, the specific locations of the pleat-lines are transferred by the use of roller and carbon paper, continuously placed underneath the silky material; after which marks are added to distinguish between the sections so that the inside layers of the pleats can be correctly brought together.

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