Not Your Traditional Patch Pocket
The key to sewing a very flat patch pocket is where you place the interfacing and how the fabric is folded and sewn. Here’s how to do it:
1. Make 1/8 inch deep clips into the seam allowances to mark the pocket facing fold.
2. Cut the interfacing 1 1/2 inch x the width of the pocket, less the 5/8 inch seam allowance on both vertical sides. Place the top edge of the interfacing on the wrong side of the pocket at the top fold line. Serge the top raw edge of the pocket facing. Staystitch around the pocket 5/8 inch from the raw edges.
3. Fold the pocket facing to the wrong side at the clips. Slide a strip of Fine Fusing Tape or Steam-A-Seam under the pocket facing edge and press lightly. Remove the paper backing and press to fuse the pocket facing in place.
4. Topstitch across the Pocket 1″ below the folded top…
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