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How to sew a pouch or a patch pocket

How to sew a pouch or a patch pocket

 

This tutorial is part of the instruction to sew the “easy shirt”.

It is very similar to thee applique we saw in an earlier tutorial there and can be used for sewing patch pockets.

First, cut X2 the pieces : upper pouch and under pouch

pouch1

the top part is interfaced where the opening will be. It is like any pocket opening. both part can be interfaced

Pouch2

Stitch the two parts right side against right side. Just leave a couple of cm unstitched. It will be the hole to turn the whole inside out.

Pouch3

Notch every corner in preparation to turn inside out.

Pouch4

turn inside out through the hole left at the bottom.

Pouch5

Iron well so you can see the shape : it ready now to sew in position. There, where it is drawn. don’t sew the pouch opening: that is the opening of the pouch pocket.

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the rest of explanation of that shirt is there

How to sew a pouch or a patch pocket

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