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Article: What is a #pleatninja?


What is a #pleatninja?

Pleating is defined as the systematic folding of fabric.  Now, I’m sure you know what a ninja is but look at the origin of the word.  According to, nin- = endure and -ja/-sha = person.  Therefore, we can conclude that a #pleatninja is a person that endures to master the art of pleating  Sounds reasonable, but I did make that up!

The real question is why did I make it up and why am I blogging about it?  Well, it’s for a pleating contest we will be sponsoring.  For those of you that love pleating and want to show off your skills, post your pics on instagram and tag it with #pleatninja so we can find you.  More details on this contest to come.

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How to Use Machine Pleating

I’m still here! I know I haven’t blogged in a while but I’ve been in the trenches pleating away!  I bet you just can’t live without another post regarding pleating….so I apologize and I will try no...

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How to Test for Fabric Shrinkage
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How to Test for Fabric Shrinkage

Fabric shrinkage is a phenomenon that occurs when fabric is exposed to heat and/or steam. I have seen it wreak havoc with designers that are unaware of its costly repercussions.

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