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Number: 112/427
Name: Sewing > Products > Sewn web or sheet > Non-planar uniform-thickness material > Pleated, tucked, or shirred
Description: Product wherein at least a portion of the web, sheet or component has been folded back upon itself substantially 180°+ two or more times in series, each succeeding fold of such portion being made in a rotary directional sense opposite to that of the next preceding fold so as to provide a series of offset portions in substantially parallel relation; or wherein a longitudinally extending portion of the web, sheet, or component has been gathered in regular or irregular folds or crimps and is held in this condition by stitching.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7647657 Domed comforter Jan. 19, 2010
6423165 Method of making convexities and/or concavities on cloths of a garment Jul. 23, 2002
6263814 Strip of material with splices and products formed therefrom Jul. 24, 2001
5335613 Textile fabric Aug. 9, 1994
5105749 Method of making a drape with multiple box tucks and a rod pocket Apr. 21, 1992
5031554 Method of forming a convoluted narrow fabric on a sewing machine Jul. 16, 1991
4628849 Stitched assembly Dec. 16, 1986
4353774 Apparatus for forming tucks in a piece of material and for securing those tucks by a heat-sealed reinforcement Oct. 12, 1982
4269880 Disposable self-pleating drapes and method for making same May. 26, 1981
4244996 Patchwork fabric configuration and process Jan. 13, 1981
4224712 Towel and method Sep. 30, 1980
4125079 Pleater for forming compartments for a quilted fabric Nov. 14, 1978

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