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.
This pocket flap consists of two pieces a fabric (without lining).
You need cut fusible interfacing fabric also and add it to the one part of pocket. Press it well.
Now you need to stitch both parts together with seam allowance 3/8.
Trim all corners of pocket flat, as shown.
Turn out the corners of the pocket flat using an awl or other tools.
Baste the edge of the pocket flap before making a finishing stitch.
Make finishing stitch and align the upper edge of the pocket flap.
Mark a line on your garment, along which will be sewn the pocket flap.
Stitch along this line. Don't forget making the back stitches.
Fold the flap down and make the finishing stitch. Press it.
Lift the flap up and be sure this place is clean (without the pieces of thread and fabric).
Attach the button and the decorative pocket flap is ready and you can start learn how to make patch pockets.
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