Pleating Accessories

The Pleater Manual by Sara Douglas

"The Pleater Manual" by Sara Douglas.

This is the definitive book on pleaters and pleating! Skillfully written it covers topics including selection, accessories and the important "how to's" for pleating fabrics and garments. Certainly this is a necessity for the beginner or experienced sewer to assist you in the "art of pleating".

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Product #1009473 - Price $25.99 plus shipping



16 row pleater box

Sixteen row pleater box.

Organization is the key feature of this invaluable wood pleating accessory! A quick turn of the wing nut mounts your pleater on the top surface. Opening the top reveals four compartments for your thread to lay in and be feed thru the thread guides which provide tangle free pleating. This box truly makes pleating less stressful.

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Product #1009409 - Price $42.00 plus shipping


Shown with optional pleating thread. See below.

24 row pleater box

Twenty four row pleater box.

If tangle free pleating is your goal on larger projects, this is the pleating accessory for you. The thread compartment has four trays housing six spools each, allowing for organized feeding of the thread thru the guides. Your pleater mounts quickly on the top of this wooden box by simply sliding between two wooden braces. Wouldn't your pleating be trouble free with this box!

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Product # 1009410 Price $46.00 plus shipping


Shown with optional pleating thread. See below.

Pleating Thread

Pleating Thread.

We recommend hand quilting dual duty plus thread by Coats and Clark for all your pleating. This thread is durable cotton covered polyester that will not pull apart when working with your garment. Orange is our color of choice since it is highly visible on both light and dark fabric plus it doesn't leave "dye tracks" when removed from your garment. Pleating/smocking will be more pleasurable when you eliminate thread worries with this quality product.

Product # T9607760 Price $2.99 ea plus shipping


pleater needles

Pleater Needles.

Quality needles are available for both 16 and 24 row pleaters and will fit Amanda Jane, Sally Stanley, Reed and Martha Pullen pleaters. Remember that needles can dull, bend or get burrs so change then occasionally to prevent problems.

16 Row needles Product #1003546 Price $2.50 each
Note: For "Little Amanda" pleaters order 24 Row needles below.



24 Row needles Product #1005304 Price $2.75 each





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