8. Pinch pleat: ` There are also used on curtains and draperies. These pleats are stitched part way down and so the markings are made as for tucks. Make three equal small pleats and baste them together along the top and front edge, press and machine the three pleats together across the bottom ends.
3. By manipulating the basic pattern pieces it is possible to produce patterns for complicated and original designs. (For example, the basic sleeve can be adapted for a full sleeve or bell sleeve) 4. A paper pattern of a particular size can be used to make new patterns of proportionately larger or smaller sizes by following a systematic procedure called grading.