Ok, I have been asked about doing some tutorials. I have wanted to do some and the most asked is about pockets. Pockets for most who sew can seem really daunting. I admit when I made my wedding waistcoats I didn’t add pockets because I didn’t understand the instructions. I Googled it but still was not sure, hence no pockets!
I’m not going to cover everything I am sure but for anyone who sews menswear pockets feature in most patterns.
So todays tutorial is the welt pocket, or jetted pocket. It is quite a simple procedure but can seem overly complicated.
Here we go (Note: I have used different materials for the parts to make lear and Red thread so you can see)
Fabric with position of pocket marked. (6″ opening that is normally called the slash line on a pattern). (If your material cannot be marked by pen/chalk then mark using a basting stitch.)