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Turn the pocket so that the pocket pieces are right sides facing and inside the garment and the welt is on the outside (with the folded edge at the top of the pocket). Press so that everything lays nice and flat. Sew around the outside of the pocket bag (use a zigzag stitch or serger for durability). Fold the small triangles that you cut into the garment fabric to the inside of the pocket. Edge stitch the sides of the welt to the garment making sure to catch the small triangles.

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    Jul 10, 2012, 03.42 PMby Janyce McLenaghan

    Oh good! I see there are others who are having a hard time with the Burda instructions.

    This tutorial was excellent! Thanks for putting it up! :)

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    Jun 22, 2012, 03.41 AMby zsyzu

    I have to say thanks along with everyone else. The first time I made welt pockets it was a disaster. It was for a Burdastyle pattern and I too couldn’t understand their instructions. Your tutorial is so less stressful. Somehow it’s weirdly comforting knowing I wasn’t the only one struggling over a simple welt pocket. Thank you.

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    Aug 9, 2011, 07.51 PMby Charlene Diggs

    I could not understand the instructions that Burda gave for the single welt pocket for my pants. I followed your tutorial and they came out great. Thank you for taking the time to post it.

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    Jul 29, 2011, 11.53 PMby sistahm

    Thank-you I am working on a pair of Burda pants and this is easier to understand than the directions they give.

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    May 19, 2011, 06.03 PMby laurajean9

    Hello, Thank you so much. I understood clearly the directions given. Bless you, Laura

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    Sep 18, 2010, 11.59 AMby ajtak7171

    A million thanks for this!!! I had to do those on a Burda Style magazine pattern and the directions only came in words, no illustrations. My head started smoking reading through those, but alas, I found your directions and suddenly it was SO simple!!! Thanks again!

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    Nov 2, 2009, 11.02 PMby mskirko

    Wow, hugely helpful! I need to make these on a Burda magazine coat pattern and could NOT figure out the directions for the life of me. It’s hard to find directions for the single welt pocket, I’m afraid…

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    Sep 27, 2009, 01.10 AMby nerissas

    Thank-You for this demonstration. This is awesome and I can’t wait to try it!

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