You may remember (although probably not), that back in March 2011, "fashionsewingblog": first looked at the sewing of a ‘hip / inset’ pocket.

My post, entitled – How To Sew An Inset Pocket, looked at, by means of a slideshow, the sewing and construction of such a pocket.

After a request by a "fashionsewingblog": reader, I have decided to write this second post, covering the sewing of a hip pocket further, BUT, include an easy to follow video tutorial.

Pocket Sized Things You Should Sew!

The ‘hip’ pocket is also known as an inset pocket.

A hip / inset pocket is sewn within the waistline AND side seam of a garment.

A hip / inset pocket is more suited to the front of a garment.

The pocket may be used as a decorative feature to add design and flair to a garment, often added with other details such as pleats and gathers.

There are two sections to the hip / inset pocket -

A – A back section, which covers the hip area and can be in a contrasted fabric to that of the garment.

B – The lining fabric, sewn and then stitched into place inside of the hip / inset pocket.

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    Jun 30, 2013, 12.23 PMby josiefaulkner

    Thank you! Spent many hours today trying to get my head around a pattern that was beyond my knowledge… it all makes sense!!

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    Nov 17, 2012, 01.39 PMby _Sarah _

    a clear explanation! Thanks!

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    Jul 30, 2012, 10.30 AMby Tolulope Adetutu

    Nice and useful video. Thanks

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    Jul 28, 2012, 03.21 PMby FXDDFXDD

    This is a very nice tutorial. I hope to see more pictures next time. FXDD

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    Apr 25, 2012, 07.26 PMby Elaine Kay

    Thanks for this, I´ve been looking everywhere, this is just what I wanted.

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    Apr 16, 2012, 03.33 AMby insuregirl

    This was just what I was looking for! Thank you!

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    Mar 31, 2012, 12.10 AMby crazy-toaster

    SO helpful!

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    Mar 14, 2012, 03.45 AMby gorzata

    Very interesting, only where I can find this video tutorial?

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