How to chemically pleat fabrics

Nov. M. ZINAMON ETAL 2,, METHOD OF PERMANENTLY PLEATING FABRICS Filed Feb. 9, INVENTORS MART/N NA MON EDWARD EMLITZ. For heat-set pleats to be successful, the fabric should contain a . your question: I don't know of any chemical methods for pleating fabric. I know of two methods of setting in the pleats. 1)There is a commercially available product. I'm told it's a special chemically-treated press cloth.

An introduction to different pleat types and how fabric is actually pleated before being used in clothes production. There are three basic methods used to pleat fabric: hand, pattern and machine. These methods can be used individually or in combination in. Want to know the secret to keeping your finely pleated trim and garment Pleat up the fabric or trim in the Perfect Pleater, with pins or cards.

chemically set pleats Sewing Tip. both dresses I've done this with are quilters cotton, but my sources say that this will work with any fabric. Pleating is a steam heat process and we use no chemicals during the process. The durability of the pleats depends entirely on the fabric. % polyester is the. These are the pleats you see in pants, skirts and dresses. Usually with permanent press fabric. These are the pleats that never need pressing. These are pleats that are formed during the sewing process and they aren't heat On some fabrics, chemicals are used to enhance the effects. I also set pleats using something called a rajah press cloth. It's saturated with chemicals that penetrate the fabric and help it hold the pleats.

From the temperatures to the attention to chemistry, the designer's new applying heat-reactive glue to the fabric and baking it in an oven. Contemporary Japanese Textiles Cara McCarty, Matilda McQuaid Museum of pleat; and hand pleating — precut fabric is sandwiched between chemically. Steam boxes and steam chambers expose the pleated fabric to steam under Workers are exposed to these chemicals when they are mixed or poured, often by. The fabric is passed through the two solutions in succession and then is the chemicals are applied to the fabric, and the creases or pleats are then set into the .