How to Make Decorative Pocket Flaps

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flaps

Here's a pro tutorial on making the pocket flaps for the pants or skirts. If you need to sew decorative flat pockets these sewing tips help you do it correctly.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 1

This pocket flap consists of two pieces a fabric (without lining).

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 2

You need cut fusible interfacing fabric also and add it to the one part of pocket. Press it well.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 3

Now you need to stitch both parts together with seam allowance 3/8.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 4

Trim all corners of pocket flat, as shown.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 5

Turn out the corners of the pocket flat using an awl or other tools.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 6

Baste the edge of the pocket flap before making a finishing stitch.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 7

Make finishing stitch and align the upper edge of the pocket flap.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 8

Mark a line on your garment, along which will be sewn the pocket flap.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 9

Stitch along this line. Don't forget making the back stitches.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 10

Fold the flap down and make the finishing stitch. Press it.

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 11

Lift the flap up and be sure this place is clean (without the pieces of thread and fabric).

How to Make Decorative Pocket Flap, step 12

Attach the button and the decorative pocket flap is ready and you can start learn how to make patch pockets.

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