Thesaurus / pleatFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
If the pleats are to be one-half inch deep, the box pleat will be one inch across.
Be very accurate, being careful to keep the box pleat the exact width desired.
The pleating may be caught together at top and bottom of box pleat, and it is then known as rose pleating.
The first row would be placed near the outside edge of the buckram and each pleat sewed as it is laid.
Pleat them very close at the center, sew together, finish the single petal the same and add it to the four petals.
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
WORDS RELATED TO PLEAT
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