Fantasy fur, installment 2: Creating a slit pocket in the fur
I’ve made one hair weave fur garment, and the item missing was the pockets. This post, and the next, are how I engineered slit pockets in this fantasy fur.
Here’s a photo of the finished pocket.
To begin, determine where the pocket will be located, based on the garment pattern piece. Mark this point–here it’s marked with a pin. Sew a row of ribbon, stopping the stitching at the pin. This is what it looks like. You’ll cut the ribbon off, 2-3 inches away from the end of the stitching. That will hang loose. Since you want more density along the opening, sew another row of weave, midway up the ribbon. This is about 2 inches long. Zig-zag stitch the next row of weave, stopping at the same pinned mark. Sew another row of ribbon, stitching the ribbon all the way to the end of the last ribbon.…
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