FOLD, a pleat or bend in a flexible material, or a curve in any surface, whence its particular application in geology with which this article deals.
plicare, plectere, to plait, pleat, weave, and in the suffixes of such words as borXauws, duplex, double, simplex, &c. Similarly the termination "-fold" is added to numbers implying "so many," e.g.
fealdan) meant originally to double back a piece of cloth or other material so as to form a pleat, whence has evolved its various senses of to roll up, to enclose, enfold or embrace as with the arms, to clasp the hands or arms together, &c. The word is common to Teutonic languages, cf.
They are flat-front shorts that hit just above the knee and feature a single pleat and tailoring, as well as durability so that your son may run and play as much as he likes.
The surplice bodice has pleat shaping over the wrap tie, and the set-in waist can be adjusted for your most flattering fit.
This was also seen on blouses and box pleat skirts.
Features a floral print with a pinch pleat heading and matching tie backs, all fully lined.
Unlike a pinch pleat drapery, the grommet drapes continue the pleat all the way to the top of the drapery hem.
Vertical slits are hidden inside the pleat for nursing.
The back of the coat has a center pleat and a tab with buttons.
Traditional girls' tennis clothing includes adorable splayed pleat skirts and polos, but in recent years, tennis uniforms have evolved dramatically.
Solid Pleat Front One Piece: Done in a cool light blue, this swimsuit features a square, yet low-cut neckline that is quite flattering to the bodice.
Measure pencil pleat from the small ring at the bottom of the curtain ring on curtain poles.
You don't have to worry about pleat pins coming loose.
Grommet draperies require less material than pinch pleat draperies.
Some websites like Drape Style will let you select the drapery pleat style you want.
You can select from pinch pleat to grommet.
Tab and Pinch Pleat: Simple and easy to use, these valances are available in a modest range of prints and colors.
It can also have other charming details, like buttons or bows at the back, over a pleat.
These golf shorts have a single pleat as well as a constructed belt loop design.
Tour Pleat Men's Golf Shorts: These are available in black, dark grey, granite, and khaki.
Slits inside a front pleat - This is the opening style which is used in maternity/nursing gowns.
A very full pleat in front provides the growth room for the tummy.
If you must choose pleated shorts, choose a single pleat.
It falls past the hips and is loose, with a zip front, drawstring hood, snap pockets and back pleat.
The close fit and detailed pleat add feminine, elegant touches.
This midi skirt with pleat detail, $73 and available in sizes 2-12, is a versatile addition to any woman's closet.
The Maggie: This bag is a structured shoulder bag with a center pleat and rounded handles.
Then, following your pencil line, carefully pleat (accordion fold) from one end of your heart line to the other.
Once your pleat is complete, secure it with a rubber band or rubber bands.
Firmly crease each pleat with your fingers or a bone folder used for card making.
Slipping one edge of each inside pleat over the other, carefully glue the pleats in place.
Use your hole punch to make a hole at the bottom of the center pleat.
Follow the line to pleat the fabric from one end to the other, then secure with rubber bands.
Leanne is best known for her ability to artistically pleat clothing.
A permanent press crease runs from the pleat down the front of the trouser leg.
pencil pleat from the small ring at the bottom of the curtain ring on curtain poles.
The makeup lady put Ma's hair up in what I found out later was called a French pleat.
Inverted pleat at the center of the flared a-line skirt, with two pleats at each hip which open out.
pleat suit trousers.
Back pleat - The inverted pleat starts at the back of the neck under the collar and extends to the hemline to provide extra room for movement.
Starting from the end that is tucked in, begin making pleats in the sari (each pleat should be about five inches wide).
To reduce bulkiness where the unit folds in half, use straight scissors to remove a piece of paper about one inch long from the inside pleat.
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