examples of pleats
Pleat: part of a garment folded over to form a double thickness of material.
top stitched pleat
Pleat extending from a series of ornamental stitches on the outside of the fabric.
Set of thin upright pleats of uniform width along the grain of the fabric.
Pleat created by a vertical fold pointing in one direction and of constant width.
Inverted or flat back pleat at the bottom of a straight skirt, providing greater ease of movement.
Pleat formed by two folds that meet in front and touch on the outside of the fabric, thus forming a hollow in the fabric.