Skirt with Knife Pleats

Skirt with Pleats Skirt with Knife Pleats This skirt has 5 knife pleats in the center, with a pleat depth of 1.5-inches.  The pleats are stitched at the top over the stomach, then open below that.  There is still one waist dart in this skirt, and the second dart is incorporated the pleat closest to […]

Skirt with Inverted Box Pleat

Skirts with Pleats Skirt with Inverted Box Pleat This is a fairly straight skirt with a inverted box (kick) pleat that allows a little more ‘stride room’ when walking.   The kick pleat can be put in the front or the back, in this case I am putting it in the front. In these instructions I […]

Skirt with Accordion Pleat

Skirts with Pleats Skirt with Accordion Pleat This is a straight skirt with an accordion (kick) pleat that allows a little more ‘stride room’ when walking.   Traditionally accordion pleats are put in the back of the skirt. In these instructions I will also add a little flare to the side seam as well.  If you […]