Pleats Fold/Sewing

Objective 

Create a variety of pleats with the Pleats Folding and Pleats Sewing tools.

 

Location

  • Main Menu →  2D Pattern → Pleats → Pleats Fold / Pleats Sewing

  • 2D Window Toolbar → (Pleats Fold) Tool / (Pleats Sewing) Tool

 

Operation

Pleats Fold

  1. Find and click the menu indicated in Location.

  2. Click to establish the initial point for the direction of the pleats, then double-click to establish the end point.
    → Pleats Fold window will appear.

  3. Select the desired type of Pleat.
    → Depending on the selected Pleat type, the Fold Angles of the highlighted Internal Lines will change accordingly.

  4.  Set the options as desired.

    Pleats Fold
    Number of Internal Lines per PleatSelect the quantity of internal lines (2 or 3) that each pleat will consist of.
    Fold AngleSelect the fold angle range preset that will be applied to the internal lines.
    Outside FoldEnter the desired fold angle for the Outside Fold if it is not offered in the Fold Angle presets.
    Inside FoldEnter the desired fold angle for the Inside Fold if it is not offered in the Fold Angle presets.
  5. If needed, check the 'Reverse Direction' box.
    → The direction of the Pleat will be reversed. 
       

  6. Click 'OK' to complete the Pleat Fold.
       
       

Pleats Sewing

  1. Find and click the menu indicated in Location. 

  2. Click once to establish the start point of the seamline on the pattern that will be attached to Pleat pattern, drag the mouse, then click again to establish the endpoint.

  3. Click once to establish the start point to complete the seamline on the Pleat pattern, then drag the mouse to the endpoint.
    → Sewing will automatically be established for every 3 segments (the amount of segments needed to create each individual Pleat).
      
  4. Click on the endpoint to complete the seamline.
    →  The fluorescent sewing line highlight will change colors for every respective seam, indicating that the seamlines have been completed.
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