How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt

This are steps how to add the inner pockets to a dress. Using this sewing tutorial you will learn how to make pocket for dress or skirt correctly and easily.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 1

For this tutorial I used two pieces of fabric that imitate the side seam of the dress.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 2

Contrast color thread and two pieces of pocket.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 3

Start sewing a pocket with marking the borders of the hole. This hole for the hand is into side seam of the dress.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 4

Fold faces of fabric together and pin, as shown.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 5

Stitch the every parts of pocket to the side of dress leaving on the lining a pocket seam allowance 1.5-2 cm.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 6

Press both half the pocket on the right side a fabric.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 7

Look! This is the point where will be end of stitching along the side seam a dress.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 8

Pin these points.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 9

Now you need stitch the lining a pocket together.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 10

Begin stitching with using back stitches.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 11

At the end of the line you need use the back stitches also.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 12

Now you need use serger.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 13

The lining a pocket is ready. But it remains only to sew the side seam of the dress to the entry points into the pocket of your dress.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 14

You can make this line as shown.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 15

In this case, you can make a decorative stitch at the last step of sewing a pocket.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 16

Press it.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 17

Using this trick you can hide the lining a pocket.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 18

Using this trick (a finishing line) you can additionally to fix the lining a pocket. But if you are not wanting, do not do it.

How to Make Pockets to a Dress or Skirt, step 19

The inner pocket for your dress or skirt is ready. I hope this tutorial will help you make the pocket of dress correctly and easily.

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