Tutorial: How to Sew Patch Pockets
Patch pocket is easiest way of making the pockets for the skirt and any other garments. Learn how to sew such pockets with my step-by-step guide!
For beginners I recommend to draw the lines of all borders a pocket.
This isn't strictly necessary, but it's desirable mark a place a pocket on the fabric a garment also.
Now fold the top part a patch pocket along the drawn line, as shown, and press it.
Next, lift this folded strip up and make double hem, as shown.
Instead making the double hem you can serge the top edge or make zig zag stitches.
In this step you need to iron three edges of pocket, as shown. Fold these edges on wrong side with seam allowance 1 - 1.5cm.
Now the preparatory work is over and your patch pocket is ready for sewing.
If you will sew t-shirt with pocket see How to make patch pockets from knit fabrics.
Stitch the double hem first.
I recommend make this seam along wrong side a patch pocket.
Now place the pocket into the identified boundaries and pin it to the fabric a skirt or pants.
Now you need make the finishing stitches. If you want you can do it using a double needle.
English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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