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totorolover
11-21-2007, 08:00 PM
okay here's the deal im making a ouran high jacket but my pattern doesnt include pockets. i wanted to make the pockets so i can carry stuff, my friends has the inside of the pockets between the jacket and the linning. does anyone have any instructions or tips on how i can do this? or should i just buy a new pattern?

thanx for the help

The Hag
11-22-2007, 09:44 AM
Welt pockets are a little tricky. I always offer up a short prayer to the goddess of sewing before I slash the fabric. I also recommend using a little fray block on the edges. Here's one tutorial:
http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/na_serging/article/0,,DIY_14143_2277157,00.html

And I agree! Having a working pocket is very handy at a con! ^_^