The Peplum

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Helpful before you drape, this is a foundational film demonstrating how-to make a basic peplum pleat. A peplum 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. Make about 12 pleats with outer end of sari and hold at center front waist.
  2. Bring inner end clockwise over pleats, double knot edge with outer end at center front waist and tuck under.
  3. Fan pleats at center waist in the shape of an open fan.

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