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All about Pockets: Pleat Pockets

Updated: Feb 16, 2020

As mentioned in the earlier post on simple patch pockets, there are many types of patch pockets, and today we’ll look at how to make pleat pockets. Pleat pockets are commonly found on uniforms and men shirts, but it could also make pretty additions for children (and ladies) clothes.


uniform pleated pockets

Image from militarymodels.co.nz


Today, we will go through the steps of making box pleat and inverted pleat pockets.