Pockets: A Directory of Design Details and Techniques [NOOK Book]

Overview

Pockets on a garment can be as flattering as they are functional. Whether you are sewing tailored trousers or a casual jacket, choosing the right pocket can make a difference in the overall look of the piece. How do you know which style will work out of the seemingly endless variety of pockets? Select-n-Stitch Fashion Elements: Pockets will help you decide. Whether well-made welt and side pockets for a fine tailored item so they are smooth and inconspicuous, or fun and functional patch pockets for easy ...
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Pockets: A Directory of Design Details and Techniques

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Overview

Pockets on a garment can be as flattering as they are functional. Whether you are sewing tailored trousers or a casual jacket, choosing the right pocket can make a difference in the overall look of the piece. How do you know which style will work out of the seemingly endless variety of pockets? Select-n-Stitch Fashion Elements: Pockets will help you decide. Whether well-made welt and side pockets for a fine tailored item so they are smooth and inconspicuous, or fun and functional patch pockets for easy accessibility and fashion flair - you'll learn the best methods and techniques to ensure your pockets are properly positioned, flat, and neatly sewn. The detailed instructions inside this handy guide also show how to choose, place, size and sew buttons and buttonholes, and how to sew the key stitches like and overcast or slip stitch. By selecting the pocket of your choice, you'll add the perfect detail to your own designs, and define your style.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607650102
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Series: Select-n-Stitch
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 152
  • File size: 15 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Mindy Kinsey learned to sew by making doll clothes and tiny quilts on a vintage Singer featherweight sewing machine. She has sewn both clothing and home decor items, and also enjoys beading, scrapbooking, knitting, and embroidery. Now an editor at Fox Chapel Publishing, Mindy has worked in the collectibles and crafts markets since 1994.

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Table of Contents

Welcome to Select-N-Stitch Pockets
Chapter 1: Patch Pockets
Basic Patch Pocket
Gathered Pocket
Pleated Patch Pocket
Accordion Pocket
Kangaroo Pocket

Chapter 2: Tailored Pockets
Welt Pocket
Flap Pocket
Back Pocket
Zippered Pocket
Side Pocket

Appendix

Buttons and Buttonholes
Basic Stitches

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