How to Starch a Ruff, part III

part I--part II--part IV

I set the top halves of all the figure-eights first--here is what it looked like after this first stage (still pretty droopy):

ruff half-starched

But you can see that the figure-eights are halfway there:

view of pleats from underneath

Next I flipped the ruff over and set the bottom halves.

setting the bottom half of the pleats

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