Interlining a Slit Pocket
Interlining the garment:
This is the third in the series on constructing the slit pocket for the fantasy fur jacket. See how to create a slit pocket and how to install a pocket bag in the first two posts. In this post, I’m going to show interlining the garment and finishing the pocket.
Interlining performs two functions here–first, it’s a sewing guide of sorts, imposing all of the stitching lines onto the section of fur.
It would be difficult to mark stitching lines on the fur itself, so I’m using cotton flannelette as the interlining. The other function here is warmth–The extra layer gives more insulation to the jacket. This photo shows the jacket front piece cut out, with stitching lines marked in tracing carbon. You can see the pocket placement marked on the flannelette as well. Here is the garment section we completed in the previous…
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