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synonyms for pleat

  • crease
  • crimp
  • flounce
  • flute
  • gather
  • kilt
  • plait
  • ruffle
  • tuck
  • ruche
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How to use pleat in a sentence

The kids are wearing bottoms with animal print, chains and charms, pleats, textures, neon colors, and shades of brown and beige.
PANTS ARE FUN NOWMELINDA FAKUADEMARCH 5, 2021VOX
Captain Raff had done the bandaging: he stood back from the last neat pleat.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
If a soft-looking or puffy, “fat”-looking bow is desired, pleat the ribbon singly before making the loops.
MAKE YOUR OWN HATSGENE ALLEN MARTIN
If the pleats are to be one-half inch deep, the box pleat will be one inch across.
MAKE YOUR OWN HATSGENE ALLEN MARTIN
Be very accurate, being careful to keep the box pleat the exact width desired.
MAKE YOUR OWN HATSGENE ALLEN MARTIN
The pleating may be caught together at top and bottom of box pleat, and it is then known as rose pleating.
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The first row would be placed near the outside edge of the buckram and each pleat sewed as it is laid.
MAKE YOUR OWN HATSGENE ALLEN MARTIN
Pleat them very close at the center, sew together, finish the single petal the same and add it to the four petals.
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One kind has a pleat in the back, the other kind hasn't; and I confess I occasionally transposed them, on the form.
OBSERVATIONS OF AN ORDERLYWARD MUIR
A wide pleat or two came from the shoulders down the front sometimes as a continuation of the sack-back.
DRESS DESIGNTALBOT HUGHES
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WORDS RELATED TO PLEAT

  • bend
  • cockle
  • corrugate
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • crumple
  • dog-ear
  • double up
  • plait
  • pleat
  • pucker
  • purse
  • ridge
  • ruck up
  • screw up
  • wrinkle
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