YOU WILL NEED:
ASSEMBLING THE POCKETS (REPLACES STEPS 17-21 FROM THE ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS)
1- Finish the curved edge of your pocket facings with an overlock (serger) or zigzag stitch and press flat:
2- Pin the WRONG SIDE of the facings to the WRONG SIDE of the lining, matching notches and corners. Stitch 5 mm (1/4'') from curved edge:
3- Fold pocket lining in half, wrong sides together, to create the bottom crease:
4- Pin WRONG SIDE of lining to RIGHT SIDE of front, matching notches, and stitch 1 cm (3/8'') from edge:
5- Trim and clip in the curve up to, but without cutting, the thread:
6- Understitch (bring seam allowance towards lining and stitch, taking in all the layers):
7- Turn right side out and topstitch.
LA FRENCH SEAM (FOR A STURDY POCKET AND CLEAN FINISH)
8- Bring right sides of inside edge together and stitch 3 mm (1/8'') from edge. Trim the seam allowance at 2 mm.
9- Turn right side out, make sure your corner is nice and clean, stitch on right side, 5 mm (1/4'') from edge to enclose the previous seam.
10- Align all edges together and baste top and side edges.
Voilà! You can keep assembling your jeans following the regular instructions :)