SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
PatternReview.com
PatternReview.com

Forum > Beginner's Forum > serging in-seam pockets ( Moderated by EleanorSews)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
serging in-seam pockets
serging in-seam pockets
lizzieblatt
star
lizzieblatt  Friend of PR
Intermediate
California USA
Member since 1/11/12
Posts: 8
Send Message

      



Date: 1/3/14 9:34 PM

I want to insert in-seam pockets into a jersey maxi dress (McCalls 6559), using my serger. Looking at my RTW garments, they have what looks like a sort-of French seam at the front of the garment, which is overstitched on the front " or so on the front, and the pocket piece of the back appears serged in along with the seam. I would like to copy this technique but I've been trying to figure it out and getting nowhere. Does anyone know how this is done? I have taken photos on my iPhone, but I can't figure out how to send them. (Pretty useless, aren't I?)

AnneM
starstar
AnneM  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Massachusetts USA
Member since 7/30/02
Posts: 7085
Send Message

      
thumbsup 2 members like this.



Date: 1/3/14 9:44 PM

Is the 'overstitch' part with the regular sewing machine, topstitched? If so, I found this blog which describes the technique I'm thinking of.

------
With a great wardrobe that's still in the flat-fabric stage.

lizzieblatt
star
lizzieblatt  Friend of PR
Intermediate
California USA
Member since 1/11/12
Posts: 8
Send Message

      



In reply to AnneM <<


Date: 1/3/14 11:05 PM

The front pocket is topstitched, yes. I checked the blog to referred to. It could well be that this is what I was looking for. I'm going to try it in a sample tomorrow and see if it works. Thank you so much! xx

lizzieblatt
star
lizzieblatt  Friend of PR
Intermediate
California USA
Member since 1/11/12
Posts: 8
Send Message

      



In reply to lizzieblatt <<


Date: 1/16/14 2:41 PM

Dear Anne
It worked! Thank you so much. I think I should post the technique and the blog link to the site, so others can benefit from it. Dont know quite how to do this yet, but I'll try to figure it out.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Beginner's Forum >> serging in-seam pockets

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Create a Jacket Muslin
Create a Jacket Muslin

Register

Altering Pants
Altering Pants

Register

Butterick 5749

photo
by: AmyLT

Review
Self Drafted Pattern 82155-1005

photo
by: rivergum

Review
Sewn Square One Paper Bag Pant Pattern

Sewn Square One Paper Bag Pant Pattern

Buy Now
Sew Liberated Lola and Lolita Aprons

Sew Liberated Lola and Lolita Aprons

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.