May 27, 2009

Free Stuff I love: Pleats

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

Or if you're feeling confident, then try a pleated collar tutorial at Sew Mama Sew

And finally, if you'd like to learn some basic techniques, then try:
 Happy pleating! xo

[all images from original linked sources]

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