How to Sew Decorative Pockets Flaps
Here's a pro tutorial on making decorative pockets flaps for pants or skirts. If you need to sew decorative patch pockets these sewing tips help you do a flap for these pockets correctly.
This pocket flap consists of two pieces a fabric (without lining).
You need cut a fusible interfacing fabric also and add it to one part of flap of pocket.
Press this adhesive fabric it.
First steps of sewing a pocket flap
Fold both parts face down.
Now you need to stitch both parts of flap 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 along edge of the pocket flap before making a finishing stitch.
Make finishing stitch near rib, as shown. Next, you need to align the upper line of the pocket flap.
How to sew on a flap on top of patch pocket
Mark a line on your garment along which will be sewn pocket flap.
Stitch the flap along this line.
Don't forget making back stitches on both ends of stitch line.
Fold the flap down and make finishing stitches. Press it well.
Lift the flap up and be sure this place is clean (without pieces of thread and fabric).
Attach a button and decorative pocket flap is ready.
Read following tutorial if you need learn how to make patch pockets.
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