Side Seam Pockets Tutorial

Learn how to add french seam pockets to any dress or trouser pattern with this side seam pockets tutorial. Includes pattern pieces.

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Side Seam Pockets Tutorial

What patterns can I use this side seam pocket tutorial with?

You can use this with nearly any dress, trouser or skirt pattern which has side seams. Some great patterns this would go perfectly with are the Emma dress, and the St Tropez Dress

Difficulty Level = Beginner

This side seam pockets tutorial is perfect for anyone wanting to add french seam pockets to a dress or trousers. It includes detailed step-by-step photo instructions and full size print-at-home pattern pieces for the pockets.

I love adding side seam pockets to almost everything I make. They are such a cute little detail, and pretty handy for storing all sorts of fun trinkets, especially the ones that kids like to stash. I’m going to show you how to add side seam pockets to your patterns. And so they have that nice finish you expect from Rebecca Page patterns, they will have French seams. Plus, there is a free pocket pattern included for sizes newborn through to adult!

Side Seam Pockets Tutorial


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