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with Kenneth D. King
Online Class

Designing Details: Pockets

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Deftly designed and expertly constructed pockets are essential for every fine garment sewer's repertoire, and with Kenneth as your guide, you'll master these skills. Start by sharpening your design eye with a strategy for auditioning different types of pockets and choosing the style and size that complements your pattern best. Then, Kenneth will help you integrate your pocket design into the body pattern and draft your pocket pattern pieces. With Kenneth's guidance, go step-by-step through constructing and finishing seven styles of pockets: regular and pleated patch pockets, shaped and rectangular welt pockets, as well as horizontal, vertical and zippered variations on his foolproof double-welt pocket.


  • intermediate
  • 11 episodes
  • 3h53m

Included in this Class

1. The Design Process

1. The Design Process

Meet your instructor and get to know the basics of pocket placement.

2. Integrating Pockets Into a Pattern

2. Integrating Pockets Into a Pattern

Pocketless pattern? No problem! Learn how to expertly integrate pockets onto any paper pattern.

3. Drafting the Patch Pocket

3. Drafting the Patch Pocket

Learn how to draft a patch pocket onto your pattern, complete with pleats.