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  • noun Plural form of placket.


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  • The "plackets" passage in the book, which Mr. Butscher mentions, indicates that his devotion to belittling gossip is such that he is willing to copy it out even when his transcription doesn't make sense.

    Reviewing Sylvia Plath

  • At Mr. Federer's request, Nike designers use laser-bonding in lieu of heavier stitching on the plackets of his polo shirts.

    Classic Tennis, Anyone?

  • A: First, in defense of certain wrinkles: Hip menswear designers Thom Browne and Michael Bastian made wrinkly oxford button-down shirts with puckered plackets the height of urbane cool.

    Pressed to Impress

  • Good call on the organza as interfacing, when I worked at Barbara Matera's costume shop that's what we used to interface 95% of all collars and plackets.

    Shirtwaist #2 - A Dress A Day

  • After a very short while it will be easy ...or easier :some things, like hidden button plackets and fly zippers, take more practice than others.

    Vague Questions, Answered Vaguely - A Dress A Day

  • The best part was a huge box of hand knit sweaters she had made herself with her own label "DEENA Hand Knits"....lovingly created, cardigans pinned down along plackets, folded neatly and stored for years....never worn.

    Everything Must Go! - A Dress A Day

  • In my imaginary world where corners stay flat and in place, I'd work this piece in a border print of some sort and run that border across the hem and across those plackets at the shoulders.

    Button Up! - A Dress A Day

  • Over the semester, Lo remained uneasy in her nursing-home job, but never said she missed the old work of zippers and plackets and collars.

    Out Of The Sweatshop And Into The World

  • Among the items pinned to the board were shirt collars, plackets and zippers.

    Out Of The Sweatshop And Into The World

  • All the bottom edge and front plackets had to be finished with a fold-over piping edge, which I had to make from scratch.

    Archive 2005-05-01


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