I was apprehensive about today, but as it turned out it Wasn’t That Bad. Pockets aren’t scary; just fiddly.

straight welt pocket

botched curved welt pocket

welt pocket with pocket bag

fancy pocket flap

Phew! We finished off the day with some nice, easy-going hand-sewn button holes. I didn’t get too far, but I get the idea:

hand-sewn button hole

I wonder if, after a day of sewing pockets, I can put some onto my American Apparel jacket that is irritatingly devoid of such a handy and necessary feature…?