The humble pleat is pretty but can require a touch of patience to get right. I love them. They make bags, clothes and other little things pretty when used in the right way. Here are a few tutorials I fancy that include how-to's for adding pleats to your projects!
Get the directions for making this gorgeous little pleated pouch from Sarah at My Spare Time right here.
Learn how to make these gorgeous pleated flower cards at studio calico
Why not be make something for you? Try these pleated skirts from LulaLouise
or this one from from thimble
Maybe make your own hairpiece at your wedding (or someone elses?) with this tute from Miss Taffy at Wedding Bee
And finally, if you'd like to learn some basic techniques, then try: