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Box pleats are essentially two knife pleats sewn together, back to back. They have the same 4:2 ratio as box pleats (meaning 4" of fabric will result in a 2" finished pleat).

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    Mar 19, 2014, 07.06 AMby maggiemc

    Oh, I just loved how you have put such clear instructions. So easy to understand.

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    Jan 4, 2010, 05.45 PMby iggy6984

    Would a inverted box pleated skirt be the correct style of skirt in this picture? http://www.justmanga.com/jmcover/4545784060384.jpg

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    Mar 3, 2009, 11.46 AMby rhodap

    This is very helpful, and pics are great. However, it takes 6 in of fabric to make the 2 in pleat as you show. We have to count from zero, not one. In other words, you need to include the fabric that ends up on the top surface of your finished pleat. this is important to calculate yardage required.

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    Oct 19, 2007, 04.25 AMby marmota-b

    Perfectly intelligible and illustrative. As Milsakate said, very helpful for beginners. Thank you!

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    Oct 10, 2007, 09.18 PMby claireokc

    Very, very clear instructions. Loved your pictures and arrows and pins!

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