pleating to the stripe
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- A system of pleating a kilt in which a particular vertical stripe of the tartan pattern is selected and the pleats are arranged so that this chosen stripe runs down the center of each pleat. Also called military pleating. Compare pleating to the sett.
- Barbara Tewksbury and Elsie Stuehmeyer, The Art of Kiltmaking (Celtic Dragon Press, Deansboro, NY, 2001, ISBN 0-9703751-0-7)