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Fantasy fur, installment 2: Creating a slit pocket in the fur

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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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  1. User avater
    triangles | | #1

    Once again, you've wowed us into speechlessness! I await Part 2 to help me understand how this 'attaches' to the remainder of the garment. I'm having trouble envisioning how this part will work. You surely do think outside the box! Thanks, Linda S in MD

  2. Roznos | | #2

    Absolutely amazing! Thank yo for sharing.

  3. Angie_J | | #3

    Stunning! Kenneth, I took a fur class with you about a year ago on and enjoyed it very much. Thank you for being so willing to share the talent and vision that God has given you. You are a true artist and also a gentleman! A refreshing combination! Keep up the great work.

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    LuvThreadsMagazine | | #4

    He's doing it again!!!

    He is doing it again!!!

    Senor King continues to elevate and innovate sewing.

    Thank you Threads Magazine for featuring such a talent!

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    Beresta | | #5

    Amazing! Please, please, have another fur class on!!!

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