The Pleat

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Helpful before you drape, this is a foundational film demonstrating how-to make a basic pleat. A pleat is a technique referenced in a number of the how-to drape films from The Sari Series.

  • Sari Abraham & Thakore
  • Associate Producer Good Earth
How-to Drape Instructions
  1. Double knot sari at right waist with inner end in front.
  2. Leaving a one hand gap of outer end, hold right side with thumb, ring and little finger, left side with index and middle finger.
  3. Fold outer end back and forth, using fingers to hold each side firm and in place.

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