VIDEO: Part 6 – Pockets – Bonus Segment

January 10, 2017By It's Sew EasyGarment, Sewing 10 Comments Opinion by Paid Consultant

Part Six of the Fifteen Part series about making your own Little Black Dress with Angela Wolf!

In this Bonus Episode Angela shows how to add pockets to your dress.

Editor’s Note: When I try on dresses I am always especially happy when there are pockets!
You can use this technique to add pockets to existing garments too with this method!

What’s in this episode?


Designing and adding your own pockets to your dress.

  • Make them the shape you need:
    • Straight
    • Curved
    • Long
    • Short
    • Wide

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    Over the next 9 weeks, Angela will continue to help us on our journey, building our Little Black Dress making skills including tips and discussions of necklines, hems, sleeves, linings and more! Stop by next Tuesday for the next chapter!

    Have you made anything with tips or techniques from this Little Black Dress series?

    Be sure to tag us @BrotherSews and #StitchingSewcial so we can see what you’ve been up to!

    This originally broadcast as part of Series 600 of It’s Sew Easy TV.
    Stop by their website for more on this full season of It’s Sew Easy TV.

    Have you missed any episodes?

    Episode 1 – Fabric Choices, Silhouettes, Darts
    Episode 2 – Notions, French Seams & Pressing
    Episode 3 – Three Seam Finishes
    Episode 4 – All About Princess Seams
    Episode 5 – Altering the Neckline
    Episode 7 – Scooped Necklines & Easing Curves
    Episode 8 – Using Your Lining as a Facing
    Episode 9 – Necklines, Collars & Bias Tape
    Episode 10 – Attaching Your Bodice
    Episode 11 – Inserting an Invisible Zipper
    Episode 12 – Adding Sleeves to a Dress
    Episode 13 – Attaching Lining at Armhole – Bonus Segment
    Episode 14 – Finishing the Back Vent
    Episode 15 – Hemming Your Dress

    • Brother is a proud sponsor of It’s Sew Easy TV.

    • Angela Wolf is a Brother Brand Advocate and Paid Consultant.

    • The Rowenta iron is a Rowenta product and Brother International Corporation makes no representations or warranties regarding such product.

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