A technique dating back to the old days is pleating.
This was initially done manually and was a way for the wearer to show his wealth and social position.
Nowadays, pleating is done with automatic machines, and this process has become indispensable in the fashion industry, being accessible to anyone.
TYPES OF PLEATING WE ARE ABLE TO ACHIEVE
Or known as side pleatings, they can be achieved from 3 up to 30 mm.
For this procedure the ratio for fabric is 3:1, and as a rule the pleating linea are towards left.
Those are side pleating’s put back to back and they can give a 3d image.
Crystal pleating are side type pleating, for very small dimensions from 2mm up to 1 cm.