How to Sew the Front Pockets on Jeans Skirt

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets

In this tutorial you will learn how to sew the front pocket on jeans. This sewing technique can be used for sewing pockets on skirt also.

The front hip pockets are comfortable style pockets that most often can be seen in jeans and denim skirts. Learn how to sew the front hip pockets on jeans skirt. It is the part of full tutorial on how to sew a skirt.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 1

Begin by drafting the pattern a pocket lining that have two identical parts.
If you need you can learn how to draft pencil skirt pattern. This is very simple and easy way.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 2

Please note that each pocket lining pieces have to be mirrored. This can be disregarded if the fabric for lining is single-colored on wrong and right sides.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 3

Two upper parts of the lining should be cut as shown in this photo.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 4

Now you need to cut off the fabric on the front parts of jeans or skirt. Here will be the input hip pocket holes.
Do not forget to add the allowance 1.5 cm above the input line.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 5

Now you need to cut these two parts adding to the lower contour 4-5cm.
Please note both parts must be mirrored.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 6

Next, place the fabric remnants on the table. Take the small piece of pattern and circle its lower contour, as shown. Now you need to cut two curved strips having wide about 4-5cm.
Please note both parts must be mirrored.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 7

Next, place these details to the hole of pocket a skirt and make sure that they match.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 8

The curved input of pocket hole must be strengthened by means of adhesive tape.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 9

If you do not have a serger you can use the zig zag stitches.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 10

Now you need stitch these details to the back parts of pockets lining.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 11

Next stitch these curved strips to the upper lining parts.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 12

Begin by pinning the pocket to the front part a skirt, matching raw edges, right sides together, as shown on this photo.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 13

Stitch both parts together with the seam allowance about 0.7-0.8 cm.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 14

The seam allowance along the curved line need be clipped evenly.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 15

This will ensure a smooth curved line of the input pocket holes.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 16

Turn the pocket to the right side of the garment and press along input curved line.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 17

Most of the work sewing the hip pocket is behind.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 18

Make finishing stitches on the pocket along the curve hole we sewed.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 19

If you want you make double decorative line using the twin or double needle.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 20

Next, you need to draw curved input line on the back part of lining a pocket.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 21

Next, place the pocket back lining to the skirt, as shown.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 22

Stitch the lining of pocket along the curved edges with the seam allowance about 1.5 cm.

Sewing the Front Jeans Pockets, step 23

Fasten both edges of the pocket as shown.
Now the hip pockets your jeans or skirt are ready and you can continue sewing your skirt or jeans further.

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