I made a 1920s pleated skirt. I used polyester satin fabric. Originally, I bought it as 100% acetate fabric – a fabric used in the 1920s. But when I tested the fabric, it was just polyester. So I’ve got a refund, and this 1920s pleated skirt didn’t cost anything.
Nevertheless, I decided to use this fabric, as polyester holds pleats very well, even after washing. I always admired pleated skirt, but I thought it would take ages to iron all those pleats! 😉
To make the pleats, I cut a strip of paper using it as a gauge while ironing the pleats. This way, the ironing was much faster than I thought. 😀