This page is from a vintage instruction book by Mary Brooks Picken, 1938. Learn techniques for straight plaits, box plaits, inverted plaits, Side (Kick) plaits, and inverting a plait on a seam. We have chosen to keep the authenticity of the original instructions intact and therefore have not updated or made changes based on modern design or terminology. More projects & inspiration from Mary Brooks Picken can be found in the book Amy
Barickman’s Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion & Fun.