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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Practicing the welt pocket



The above show my first attempt ever to make a welt pocket; I'm glad I finally did it! While it doesn't look perfect, the width is not even across the welt, this is easily fixed, I just wasn't extremely careful when folding the welt. There is no bunching or pulling at the ends, which makes me happy. This is a single welt with the flap sewn on top. One thing I like about it, that if the welt is not perfect to my eyes, it will be covered up by the flap.

I want to do a little more reading about the technique, since I have made one I think it will be easier now to see what the tutorials are talking about.

3 comments:

  1. Looking very good! You remind me that i need to practice. I did it once and was so mentally worn out that I haven't don it again!~

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  2. Kenneth King has an excellent book called "Cool Couture" where he illustrates this pocket. The best instructions I've seen. Maybe you can check that book out at your local library.

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  3. It's looking good! I've only done a few in my sewing life myself and could use some more practice.

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