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One More Panel Shape

The curved straight panel is the final shape you need to understand regarding the pleating of fabric. This shape is sort of an amalgamation between the square panel and the half circle panel I discussed in this post.   (See picture below.)       I can imagine what you must be thinking…WHAT is he talking about???? Let me explain. If you take a square or rectangular panel and fold it slightly deeper (or more) along one side of the panel, the opposite side will begin to curve up.     The curvature (C) of the pleated panel will increase the deeper the fold is on the top (A). As you look at this picture you might think, what’s the big...

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