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Posted on: 10/8/08 10:29 PM
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I put together a little tutorial on making front welt pockets on your pants. I prefer welt pockets, if I'm going to have pockets at all, for several reasons. The main reason is that I like the way they feel better than having to stick my hands in side-seam pockets. Also, there is no bulk added at the side seam using this method. Thirdly, I just like welt pockets! If you click on the icon above, it should take you to a link on Flickr.

Happy sewing!

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Woolygal said... (10/31/10 8:37 AM) Reply
Annette, you're a treasure. Thanks for all the work you do for us.
99 said... (1/30/09 12:04 PM) Reply
This is one of the most comprehensive reviews of sewing a welt pocket that I have seen. It is very good. Very easy to follow progression.
sdp said... (10/22/08 10:18 AM) Reply
Incredible tutorial! I am going to try it ASAP. Thanks for all the photos and explanations.
MissTaraTara said... (10/19/08 5:16 PM) Reply
Excellent, detailed tutorial! Wow!
lilyofthevalley said... (10/12/08 11:58 PM) Reply
Annette, this is the best welt pocket tutorial I've ever seen, and I'm not kidding. Thank you for your time and meticulousness. I'm going to try your method of weltography at the next opportunity. --Lily
HeyJane said... (10/10/08 11:26 PM) Reply
Superb tutorial. I used to be a little scared of welts, but the more I sew them, they are becoming much easier.
sewtime said... (10/10/08 9:20 PM) Reply
Thank you for all your hard work. Love all the tutorial pictures. I will no longer fear welt pockets! One more big THANK YOU.
dollieo said... (10/10/08 4:37 PM) Reply
Very nicely done.
Patzee said... (10/9/08 5:18 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tutorial! Excellent.
Karine said... (10/9/08 4:55 PM) Reply
Thanks for your documentation of the welt pocket - great photos and very clear explanation.
ktsews2 said... (10/9/08 11:30 AM) Reply
Thank you for a really good step by step tutorial.........easy to understand and great photos.
Rebecca D said... (10/9/08 11:28 AM) Reply
Fantastic tip. This is the most flattering pocket type ever, in my opinion. I've not had the courage to try it, but I do now.
jeanharville said... (10/9/08 9:42 AM) Reply
very helpful. Thanks for taking the time to share your method with us.
ryansmumAria said... (10/9/08 9:37 AM) Reply
wow, great tutorial. THank you. I learned alot.
Rhoda K said... (10/9/08 9:24 AM) Reply
I'll definitely give this one a try. Thank you so much.
svetlana said... (10/9/08 7:34 AM) Reply
Very informative. I am sure that when I finally get the nerve up to do a welt pocket I will refer to it. Thanks for taking the time.
vasallese said... (10/9/08 6:39 AM) Reply
TY, I really appreciate your pictoral tutorials. Very Helpful.
Kirstenw said... (10/9/08 0:24 AM) Reply
Thank you, that took quite a bit of effort to take all those photos
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