How Not To Make a Purse Pocket

Posted: February 26, 2009 in disasters, sewing, stretch fabric

The shamrock bag was nearly done. It just needed pockets. There was some byoooootiful green stretch velour that looked so great with the other fabrics. But let’s just say it ain’t happening.

I would post pictures of the “pockets” but they’re too embarrassing. I’m not sure where I went wrong, but holy mackerel — as nice as that fabric is, it requires a special skill that I do not possess to sew it properly. The so-called pockets look like they were made by someone who had just polished off a pitcher of martinis. Yeeeesh!

I probably should have looked for tutorials online, but somehow that only occurs to me after the disaster occurs. There seems to be a pattern developing here …

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