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How do I make Inverted Pleated Drapes?

Posted by beautycake (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 19, 06 at 10:54

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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RE: How do I make Inverted Pleated Drapes?

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.


RE: How do I make Inverted Pleated Drapes?

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

Here is a link that might be useful: pleat

RE: How do I make Inverted Pleated Drapes?

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.


RE: How do I make Inverted Pleated Drapes?

Rufflette makes a great inverted pleat tape. you can gt it at 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.

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