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You can also so across the bottom of the pleat to close it. This detail is used to create the bellows pocket often seen in safari and cargo clothing, but can also be used for purses and blouses, or anything else you make!

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    Apr 8, 2011, 05.48 PMby hanook

    Fabulous tutorial! I’m hoping to make some flowy, pleated shorts like your adorable yellow ones..got any tips? Thanks so much!

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    Oct 14, 2010, 04.24 AMby sewnknitmom

    I am in the middle of making a skirt with box pleats. The pattern instructions left me confused. This tutorial is wonderful! I totally get it now. Thank you!

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    Oct 12, 2010, 12.05 AMby corinneski

    Just about to make a dress and a top (from the same pattern) with stitched down inverted box pleats so this has been a very useful reminder of the steps. Thanks. The tutorial is really clear as well.

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    Oct 10, 2010, 02.41 PMby distie

    This is a really good tutorial, the steps were very clear and clearly marked, and easy to follow. Thanks!

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    May 19, 2010, 09.14 PMby frankiesoup

    Thank you for a great tutorial! I will put it to good use!

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