The pockets can be cut on the grain or on the bias to take advantage of stripes or plaids.
1. Lower Pockets: Sew the pocket to the (use same fabric or contrast, lining shows as pocket flap) pocket lining fabric leaving one side seam open to turn. (The side seam of the pocket will be enclosed into the side seam of the jacket). Reverse the open side seam for the second lower pocket.
2. Trim the corners.
3. Turn and press. Press the pocket flap down.
4. Pin the pocket to the jacket with the open edge pinned into the side seam allowance of the jacket. (See the pocket placement guide).
5. Top stitch the hem and sides of the pocket up to the flap fold.
6. Upper Pocket: Sew the pocket to the pocket lining leaving a turn opening in one of the side seams. Trim the corners and seams.
7. Turn and press the pocket. Hand finish the turn opening.
8. Topstitch the pocket in place up to the flap fold.
If needed, take a small hand stitch on each side to hold the flap in place.
Sorry this lesson was so short, but it came to a natural stopping point.
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