This technique is similar to a welt pocket or bound buttonholes, but with an updated shape. Louise Cutting first saw it used as a pocket on a suit jacket in a designer boutique, and has since seen smaller versions as a series of different brightly colored bound buttonholes down the front of a black sheath dress. Both sizes are intriguing applications and go together the same way. Only the measurements are different.
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Posted on Jul 12th, 2010 in sewing, online extras, garment construction, All How-To, buttonholes, techniques, pocket openings