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a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it

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Pleated dresses and skirts are still ladylike, but the larger box pleats look more powerful than pretty, making them ideal for the office.
Pinch first pleat into place, secure with pins, then repeat the process at the other side, and press a crisp edge along each box pleat.
Spray starch is useful here for a nice 1/2" crisp box pleat.
For more info go to www.hoxboutique.com Double collar corduroy jacket embossed in a shimmering flock print and fully lined in satin, pounds 150, linen mini skirt with antique style sequin work featured in the box pleats, pounds 80, beaded ring, pounds 10 Long sleeve linen dress with a two metre green and gold patterned sash belt, pounds 125, Bling Olive Sequin bag, pounds 30
Pin and press the box pleats in place, then turn the fabric over and attach two rows of safety pins, about four inches apart, up the centre of the back of each pleat.
Scottish kilts have box pleats or knife pleats, and are "to the stripe" or "to the sett" (2).
The elegant skirt was detailed with well-designed side and back box pleats. The back of the skirt and the chapel-length train were adorned with elegant beadwork and embroidery.
The full skirt with side inverted box pleats flowed into a chapel-length train completely edged with ribbon pleating and Alencon lace.
The skirt featured inverted box pleats at the waist, which were fully accented with pearls and crystal embellishments flowing into the chapel-length train.
If you do choose one of the softer sheers, such as a fine voile for your curtains you can add extra body by hanging it in layers or using box pleats.
The ball gown skirt featured box pleats flowing into a chapel-length train.
The white satin ball gown with side inverted box pleats was delicately accented with rhinestones and extended into a chapel-length train.
The gown featured dramatic beadwork inside each of the four box pleats as well as a pleated split back with three-dimensional beaded lace cascading from the waistline down the semi-cathedral train.
The full ball gown skirt had box pleats in the front and back of the gown with a chapel-length train.
The waistline featured inverted box pleats flowing into a full, royal ball gown skirt with a double-tiered French bustle and elegant cathedral-length train.