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Hovea Sewalong: View ACE Lined Pockets

Hovea View A, C & E Lined Pockets

And now on to the second pocket option for views A, C, or E of the Hovea jacket – lined pockets! I’m going to be showing you this method on the longer coat view C. But again, it can be done an any three of the views.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsCut out lightweight fusible interfacing for the two pocket facings.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsApply the interfacing to the wring side of the facings.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPlace the pocket facing and pocket lining right sides together so that the raw edges are aligned.

The facing edge that joins to the lining does not have a notch. As the pocket facing edge is convex and the pocket lining edge is concave you may need to ease them into each other.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsSew the facing to the lining 3/8”  from the raw edge.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPress the facing and seam allowance up away from the lining.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsOptional: You may edge stitch close to the seam on the facing to keep the seam allowances in place.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsNow place your main pocket fabric down with the right side of the fabric facing up.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPlace the lining + facing right sides together with the main pocket fabric so that the pocket opening notches are aligned at the top.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPin in place and sew together 5/8″ from the raw edge.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsAs the pocket opening is slightly curved you may need to clip into the seam allowance in a few places to allow it to fold back to the wrong side cleanly.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPress the lining/facing and seam allowance up away from the main pocket fabric.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsUnderstitch next to the seam along the pocket facing edge, less than 1/8” from the seam.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsTurn the lining + facing to the wrong side and press.

If sewing the jacket Views A & E you can now place the pockets onto your jacket fronts & staystitch as per the Unlined Pocket instructions.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsFor longer length view C, staystitch along the bottom edge of the pocket 5/8” from the edge.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsTurn the bottom edge in along the staystitching and press.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsMake sure you transfer the pocket placement notches from the pattern to your front fabric. Make sure you mark the appropriate notches for which view you ae making. View C is slightly lower than views A & E.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPlace the pocket on the coat front aligning the top edge of the pocket with the coat notches on the pattern and pin in place.

Topstitch along the bottom edge of the pocket close to the fold to attach to the coat front.

Staystitch along the center front and side seams from the raw edge.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsHere you can see the topstitching close to edge at the bottom and the 5/8″ staystitching along the side.

Alternatively, if you are making the cropped or mid length views, see the unlined pockets instructions to see how to staystitch the pockets on.

how to sew the lined pockets of views ACE on the Hovea sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsRepeat for the other pocket.


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Holly writes part time for the Megan Nielsen blog– sewing like crazy, creating tutorials and sewalongs. She has been sewing since she was a little girl, and has her degree in apparel design. Now she’s a stay at home mama, and spends all her free nap times at her sewing machine.

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