How To Add A Pocket To A Bag Class: Learn To Add Pockets To Any Bag

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Learn how to add a pocket to a bag with this easy-to-follow class! This class will guide you step-by-step how to add pockets to any bag pattern.

Pockets are a great way to make a bag work perfectly for you. In this class, you’ll learn how to sew two types of open top pockets that you can use in any bag pattern! You’ll be sewing a slip pocket and an elastic tapered pocket. You’ll also learn how to adapt bag patterns to easily add these pockets. You’ll learn how to cut pieces, create channels and attach the pockets where you want them to go. Come see how quick and easy it is to add pockets to your next project!

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Duration: 51 minutes

Teacher: Amelia Keating

Format: This is an online class. After purchase, your class will appear in your account area and you can watch at any time.

Supplies for the Add a Pocket to a Bag

  • 2 large scraps of fabric (class uses a 10″x12″ piece and a 5″x12″ piece)
  • 4 smaller scraps for the pockets (size will depend on the pocket size)


  • A small piece of elastic


How do online classes work? Simply purchase, click on the link in your ‘My Account’ area and watch! You’ll find the class broken down into easy-to-watch chunks on the class page. Simply start with the first video and follow along. You can watch on any computer, tablet or mobile.

What if I need help while sewing? Join our Facebook group and ask any and all the questions you have! We have a team of admins who know our patterns and classes inside-out and are here to help at any point throughout your RP experience. This wonderful community is friendly, knowledgeable, and always willing to help! You can share photos of your RP sews, enter giveaways, get sales information, and new-release updates.