10 Sep 2019 • • by Amy

Hot Pocket: All our Pocket Tutorials in One Place!

Tips for fitting a jacket and a full bust adjustment for a dartless bodice // Kelly Anorak Sewalong

If ever there was a sewing enthusiast's cry, it would be "IT HAS POCKETS!" Each type of pocket requires a different set of tricks and techniques for a perfect finish. Here we have rounded up all the tutorials we have ever done on on pockets specific to our patters. Bookmark this page the next time you come across a tricky pocket - we got you!

GUSSETED POCKET

Pocket Tutorials // Closet Core Patterns

The Kelly Anorak features roomy gusseted pockets. There is a sewalong for this jacket and this post will help with construction.

WATERPROOF POCKET

Pocket Tutorials // Closet Core Patterns

This tutorial is actually a free pattern bonus! It's a covered flap pocket for our Kelly Anorak if you'd like to make a truly rainproof jacket.

 

WELT POCKET

Pocket Tutorials // Closet Core Patterns

There are welt pockets in the back of the Sasha trousers but this will work anytime you need to sew a single welt pocket. This tutorial gives you all the tips to master the technique!

 

SLANT POCKET

Pocket Tutorials // Closet Core Patterns

These slant pockets in the Sasha trousers are designed to hug the hip beautifully without gaping. This tutorial shows you how.

COAT WELT POCKET

Pocket Tutorials // Closet Core Patterns

Our Clare coat features a roomy large welt pocket (a little different construction than the post above). This tutorial from the sewalong has the deets!

JEANS POCKET

Pocket Tutorials // Closet Core Patterns

The Ginger jeans sewalong shows you how to install the coin pocket as well as assemble the front pockets. Check it out here.

BACK POCKET PLACEMENT

Pocket Tutorials // Closet Core Patterns

This tutorial shows you how to get perfect back pocket placement for your butt! Now that's a hot pocket!!

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