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Pleats 30.43% stitched

2011-12-18

7 down, 16 to go

I’m becoming more and more convinced that a beginning kiltmaker is probably better served using tartan rather than trying to make a self-colored kilt. With no stripes against which to eyeball alignment, it’s easy for things to get a little out of whack. I’m not going to tear out my pleats and start over (again, the solid color will hide a multitude of sins) but I’ll know what to keep an eye out for during the rest of this kilt, and future ones I may make.

I’ve got 7 pleats stitched out of my total of 23. It’s starting to look like a kilt! Observations so far: