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Pocket Types and Techniques

Doesn’t everyone want to add pockets to their clothing? But what kind of pocket and how to begin? This class teaches Sewists how to make different styles of pockets including patch, welt, side seam and slashed. Students leave with four examples of pockets to use as reference for future projects. 

In this class Students will learn to sew a patch pocket, a welt pocket, a side seam pocket and a slashed pocket. Students will also learn how to add a flap, how to use a tailor’s tack and will go home with samples of each pocket style.


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:

Ages 15+

Must know how to operate a sewing machine without assistance and general sewing terminology. If you are new to sewing machines, you must take Intro to Sewing first.

Materials Included:

All materials needed for this class can be purchased for an additional $25. If you opt to only pay for the class, you will need to bring:

  • (5) Solid Fat Quarters of Quilting Cotton
  • (1) Hand Sewing Needle plastic
  • (1) White Tailors Chalk
  • (1) 1/8 yd of Fusible Interfacing
  • (1) Polyester Thread

Additional items you will need but are offered at classroom stations include:

  • Sewing machine (you may bring your own or use the classroom sewing machines)
  • Pins (included at classroom station)
  • Fabric Marking tool (included at classroom station)
  • Measuring tape (included at classroom station)
  • Sewing gauge (included at classroom station)
  • Ruler (included at classroom station)
  • Shears (included at classroom station)
  • Rotary Cutter (included at classroom station)
  • Cutting Mat (included at classroom station)

Cancellation Policy

A Student may cancel a class registration via email ( or by phone at 214-358-3549.

Cancellations with more than 3 days prior notice may request a full refund. Cancellations received 1 - 3 days before the class will receive credit towards another class. Any cancellations on the day of the class cannot be refunded or transferred.

Read our full Classroom Policies here.


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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.