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Hand Pleating

Elkin Skirts provide high quality hand pleating in house, a skill which is founded over many years experience, to achieve the finish quality that we are proud to put our name on.

Our hand pleating department can produce styles utilising the large library of patterns held in stock, or produce a specialised dedicated pattern designed and produced in house

Machine Pleating

High Quality machine pleating is also available, to complete the service offered.Producing accurate and consistent results an all types of fabrics and finishes.

Typical uses include -

  • Bedlinen
  • Table mats
  • Ribbon
  • Curtains
  • Conference table edging
  • Lingerie
  • Blouses
  • and of course skirts !
  • & Many more



Whether its Flat, Box, Accordian or any other style of pleat, skilled operators ensure that the product is handled correctly, producing crisp clean pleats.

Our traditional autoclaves, ensure superb hard wearing product that remains looking as good as new even after repeated laundering, unlike many modern 'chemical' type techniques.

Garment Design and Manufacture

Our highly skilled machinists have years of experience in producing garments to the very highest standards.

From garment design through to the finished article, Elkin Skirts offer a complete service.

Supplying some of the most exclusive educational establishments, our garments must stand up to the closest scrutiny and project the high standards expected of the pupils who wear them.


Arthur Elkin (Skirts) Ltd
Unit 8 Pool Street Industrial Estate,
SK11 7NX
Tel: +44 (0) 1625 42 35 02 Fax: +44 (0)1625 61 29 94
Email: elkin.sales@arthurelkin.co.uk





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