Inseam Pocket Tutorial

Inseam Pocket Tutorial
Inseam pockets are one of the most elegant ways to add utility to your garment. They are almost invisible, and the best part about them is that they are actually faster and easier to sew than you think! Follow our step-by-step tutorial to see how easy it is to sew these beautiful pockets into the side seams of your garment for yourself.
Step 1
Make sure you’ve made notches to indicate the pocket opening.
Step 2
Attach the top pocket to the side seam of the front of the skirt,  right sides together.
Step 3
Sew from notch to notch with 1/2″ seam allowance.
Step 4
Topstitch the top pocket from notch to notch.
Step 5
Attach under pocket to top pocket along the pocket edge with 1/4″-3/8″ seam allowance.

This is how it should look.

Step 7
Clean the edge of the pocket with a serger or zig-zag stitch.
Step 8
Clean the side seam where the in-seam pocket goes with a serger or zig-zag stitch.
Step 9
Clean side seam of the back skirt with a serger or zig-zag stitch.
Step 10
Join side seams of the skirt together without grabbing the pocket opening with 1/2″ seam allowance.
Step 11
Press seam open.

Enjoy the utility of your handy dandy pockets!

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