Tutorial: How to Sew Patch Pockets

How to Make 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!

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 1

For beginners I recommend to draw the lines of all borders a pocket.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 2

This isn't strictly necessary, but it's desirable mark a place a pocket on the fabric a garment also.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 3

Now fold the top part a patch pocket along the drawn line, as shown, and press it.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 4

Next, lift this folded strip up and make double hem, as shown.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 5

Instead making the double hem you can serge the top edge or make zig zag stitches.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 6

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.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 7

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.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 8

Stitch the double hem first.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 9

I recommend make this seam along wrong side a patch pocket.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 10

Now place the pocket into the identified boundaries and pin it to the fabric a skirt or pants.

How to Make Patch Pockets, step 11

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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