How do I make Inverted Pleated Drapes?

beautycakeApril 19, 2006

Hello everyone, I would like to make inverted pleated drapes and have yet to find anything online on how to do so. I have mocked up some ideas, but so far they just seem a little complicated. Has anyone had experience making these before? Any recommendations on books or websites to get information on how to do so? Thanks so much!

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msmeow

I have a book put out by Simplicity called "Simply the Best Home Decorating Book" that has very clear instructions on all kinds of home dec stuff. It has lots of drapes - I'm pretty sure they have inverted pleats. Maybe you can get it from your local library. I think I bought mine at JoAnn's.

Donna

    Bookmark   April 19, 2006 at 11:11AM
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glassquilt

Hears a link. Scroll down about 1/4 of the way

Here is a link that might be useful: pleat

    Bookmark   April 19, 2006 at 5:06PM
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gemfire

I'm not sure what you are calling inverted pleated Drapes
but check out pleaters tape, it makes pleating very easy,
no sewing for the pleats.

Gemfire

    Bookmark   May 7, 2006 at 3:38AM
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conniesikora

Rufflette makes a great inverted pleat tape. you can gt it at www.draperysupply.com. If you prefer to not use a pleater tape,it can be done, and well. Several people have posted pics of theirs on the Custom Home Furnishings web site.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2006 at 12:11AM
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