How to make the pleated trim that I used in my (Afternoon) Tea Top (http://www.burdastyle.com/patterns/show/3899)

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Satin or whatever other material you want to use for the trim.

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    Jan 25, 2010, 09.10 PMby elle-c

    Thank for sharing this. It looks simple but very, very beautiful. I will try it soon!

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    Jan 10, 2010, 11.15 PMby seriouslyhilary

    thanks for this! I added these to the bottom of my first ever dress today

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    Feb 18, 2009, 10.13 PMby glitty80

    wow thanks for posting this was great. I have quite a few things that would look so much better with the pleats. And I was gonna buy some the other day no I can make my own. YAY

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    Feb 10, 2009, 08.05 AMby sushi

    thanks for posting! it makes it look really easy – i have to try it asap!

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    Feb 9, 2009, 04.08 AMby amy4star

    You say it was a not so perfect job, but the result looks perfect to me! Fantastic! I will be sure to try this tecnhique soon…

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    Feb 8, 2009, 04.36 AMby sew-pr-t

    Just what I’ve been lookin for =)

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    Feb 5, 2009, 11.11 AMby gertie

    A ruffler will make pleats??? Now I definitely need one!

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    Feb 4, 2009, 05.41 AMby ichigogirl

    Wow, Mirela, a ruffler, I’d sure like one of them… I was stuck in the fabric-shop with a pleated ribbon in my hand today… :-). Will keep my eyes open!

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    Feb 4, 2009, 05.26 AMby mirela

    Great! It gives such a perfect finish, I’ll sure use it one day. You can also try to find a ruffler, it will do pleats too automagically. I found one from White (metallic and the cheaper kind) and it matches with my Brother sewing machine. Also I think there is some kind of metal ruler that helps ironing perfect pleats of the same lengths…what’s that called, I’d like to have one of those…

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    Feb 3, 2009, 08.21 AMby claireissewing

    Lovely and very easy

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