Sew On-Seam Pockets
Intermediate | 42 min 24 sec
On-Seam Pockets
Side Seams
Finish Pocket
Finished Garments
Learn how to add on-seam pockets to clothing with sewing expert, Liesl Gibson. In this class, she shares her technique for adding a pocket bag to any garment that you’re making from scratch, or even an existing garment in your wardrobe. From aligning the pockets perfectly to finishing the edges neatly, Liesl’s class will ensure that your pockets are functional, beautiful, and look like they were sewn by a pro.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Skirt or dress
  • Fabric for pockets
  • Straight pins
  • Fabric marker and/or tailor’s chalk
  • Lightweight fusible interfacing
  • Sewing machine
  • Matching thread
  • Iron
  • Scissors
  • Seam ripper
Learn how to:
  • Place pockets
  • Finish raw edges with zigzag stitch
  • Open side seams on a finished garment and add pockets
What you’ll get:
  • Detailed class by expert instructor Liesl Gibson teaching how to make and attach pockets
  • 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction  and a downloadable PDF pattern included - $16 value
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
138 users recommended this class to a friend
Yogesha Lacroix
Really clear instruction, and demonstration. Thanks for the inspiration!
More than 3 months ago
Monette Gray
I would love a follow-up class on patch pockets and zippered pockets
More than 3 months ago
Mette Seppi
Simple, easy to follow, love that it doesn’t use a serger. I’m excited to add pockets to some of my dresses and skirts!
More than 3 months ago