How to Sew Welted Pockets

How to Sew Double Welt / Jetted Pockets

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Step 1

Step 1

Fuse noted pieces. Lay welts on right side of a piece & stitch between notches.

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Step 2

Step 2

Fold welts & cut main fabric forming corners at ends. Cut corners 2mm from seam.

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Step 3

Step 3

Pull welts through cut & form neat binds at each end (depending on the design you can fold welts unevenly – e.g. bottom welt can cover the whole cut up to top edge). Then press to secure welts.

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Steps 4 & 5

Step 4

Fold main fabric over & stitch corners/seams to welts.

Step 5

Then stitch seam to folded lower welt.

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Steps 6 & 7

Step 6

Attach facing to pocket bag.

Step 7

Attach pocket bag to lower welt from inside.

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Step 8

Step 8

Then attach opposite edge of pocket bag to upper welt from inside.

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Step 9

Step 9

Finally sew side edges of pocket bag. You may press to flatten pocket bags.

How to Sew single Welt Pockets

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Step 1

Step 1

Fuse noted pieces. Lay welts on right side of a piece & stitch between notches.

How to Sew Welted Pockets - Step 2

Step 2

Fold welts & cut main fabric forming corners at ends. Cut corners 2mm from seam.

How to Sew Single Welt Pockets - Step 3

Step 3

Pull lower welt through cut & form neat bind at lower edge to cover the whole cut up to top edge. Pull the lower welt through the cut & lay flat. Then press to secure welts.

How to Sew Single Welt Pockets - Steps 4 & 5

Step 4

Fold main fabric over & stitch corners/seams to welts.

Step 5

Then stitch seams to folded welts.

How to Sew Single Welt Pockets - Step 6

Step 6

Attach pocket bag to lower welt from inside.

How to Sew Single Welt Pockets - Step 7

Step 7

Then attach opposite edge of pocket bag to upper welt from inside.

How to Sew Single Welt Pockets - Step 8

Step 8

Finally sew side edges of pocket bag. You may press to flatten pocket bags.

How to Sew Single Welt Pockets - Step 9

Step 9

To secure the pocket shape you can stitch in the ditch around the pocket welts from the right side.