Felix Sew-Along: Pockets

It’s an easy day today in the Felix Sew-Along, today we’ll be attaching our pocket pieces. It’s pretty straightforward, especially after the last two sew-along posts.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Begin by taking two of your pocket pieces to use for the bodice. If you lay them out as shown above it’s easy to make sure you’re sewing everything in place correctly.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Flip one pocket piece up onto the bodice and align the side seam edge and the notch. The right sides of the pocket and bodice will be facing. Stitch across the pocket using a 3/8″ seam allowance. This will ensure that the seam line stays hidden later.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Repeat for the other side.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Grade the seam allowance of the pocket pieces in half.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Press both pockets down, away from the bodice and edge stitch along the seam line through the pocket and both layers of seam allowance.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Here you can better see the edge stitching.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

And here’s a view of what you’re looking at from the back! Set the bodice aside.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Now we’ll attach the pocket pieces to the skirt. Align the pocket and skirt as shown above, matching the side seam and notch with the right sides facing. Stitch across the seam line using a 3/8″ seam allowance. Grade the seam allowance of the pocket as you did for the bodice.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Repeat for the other side and press the pockets up, away from the skirt.

Felix Sew-Along: Pockets | Grainline Studio

Understitch along the seam line through the pockets and both layers of seam allowance. Your pockets are now attached! In our next Felix sew-along post we’ll sew the bodice and skirts together, so get ready for that on Monday. If you have any questions on attaching your pockets before then, let us know in the comments below!

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