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box pleat

n.
A double pleat having two upper folds facing in opposite directions and two under folds pressed toward each other.

box pleat

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it

box′ pleat`


n.
a double pleat, with the material folded under at each side.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.box pleat - a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it
pleat, plait - any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
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Box pleats can easily be dressed up or down - just adjust your top, jewellery and shoes accordingly.
The A-line skirt, with box pleats in the front and back, swept into a generous chapel-length train.
The molded polyurethane foam seat is wrapped in a single piece of fabric, fit with a series of strategic box pleats. "It didn't necessarily need to be flush to the shape--it could have creases, and perhaps the creases could become part of its language, like a piece of clothing," Hubert says.
A real show-stopper was an off-white tweed pocket empire jacket over a crimson peasant skirt with side box pleats. Ruffles--vertical or horizontal--are another signature detail of Samora's designs.
They have underarm openings and box pleats on the back.
* There's a set of upholstered leather panels stitched to create dimensional designs, including box pleats, buttoned flats, and more.
"Key features are polka dots, flary skirts with box pleats, knee-length A-lines, capri pants, trench-style coats, arty patterns, bubble-gum colours, bows and kitten heels.
Box pleats, buckles and asymmetrical hemlines all look great, as well as side splits and cutaways.
Lay your piece of fabric right side up on the floor and work out the position of your box pleats. Normally, the central panel is double the width of the side panels, with a pleat between each panel.
"In shades, we're looking for better box pleats, some nicer variable pleats and new crystal pleats.
Hemstitched tucks are essentially narrow, released box pleats machine hemstitched down the center.
The fullness of the skirt was enhanced by large box pleats that ended in a chapel-length pain.