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Installing a Pocket Bag into a Slit Pocket

Mar 21, 2011
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This is what the finished pocket will look like, so you can get a sense of where this post is going. We will be installing the pocket bag (the red fabric visible in the photo) into the slit opening we made earlier. Begin by bringing the seam allowances to the front of the section. Pin both seam allowances to one side (here I’ve chosen the left side but either side will do). Comb the hair off to the right, and pin. This keeps it from being sewn into the seam. Lay the right pocket bag, right sides together, on top of the fur. The opening of the pocket bag will fall right on top of the opening in the fur. Mark a stitching line on the back side of the fur–this seam will sew the right side of the opening to the pocket bag. Stitch along this stitching line, sewing through both fur and pocket. Trim the excess seam allowance. Turn the right pocket bag through the opening… ….and pin to the back of the fur to keep it out of the way. Now, pull the other seam allowance off to the right… ….and comb and pin the hair out of…

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  1. mami50 June 29th

    Hi Kenneth,
    you are true to me, very special, the best artist in the fashion world!, you are a man of good heart, you show and teach us many of the techniques / what others will do without the benefits / you that you show all the people and for that you really value, and also thank you very much , I like to show different things with the technique of accessores fashion
    ,.... greetings

  2. User avater Jetmuis March 23rd

    LOL wooow this is smart to use those bobby pins to stay free of those hair, awesome smart idea, thank you for sharing this great tute, still in love of your furr hair tute coat;-D

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