SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Fabulous Fit
Fabulous Fit

Tips & Techniques > Stabilizing slant pockets

Viewed 5541 times
Posted by: Lisa Laree
photo
Friend of PR

 
 
About Lisa Laree starstarstarstar
AL USA
Member since: 8/24/02
Reviews: 252 (tips: 16)
Skill level:Advanced
Favored by: 93 people
more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 8/22/03 6:48 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people   
Featured in the PR book!
I forget where I originally read this tip -- it might've been a back issue of Threads. Anyway, to help prevent the bias edge of a slant pocket from stretching, cut the pocket facing piece so that the grainline is running parallel to the slanted edge. The skirt or pants piece will be cut on the bias, but the pocket lining will be on the straight of grain and it will help stabilize that edge as the garment is worn. Note that this won't work for curved pockets -- it must be fairly straight!

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


2 Comments
Login to Add a Comment    
Sew it seams said... (8/28/03 9:58 AM) Reply
This is a great idea, and just in time,too! I'll try it this week. Thanks.
Deepika said... (8/22/03 10:40 AM) Reply
Wow this is a great tip! Never would have thought of that. Thanks Lisa.
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Class Details

Online Class
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger

Class Details

Petite Plus 151 Pattern

Petite Plus 151 Pattern

Pattern Details
Sewing Workshop Joplin Pullover Pattern

Sewing Workshop Joplin Pullover Pattern

Pattern Details

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

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.