April 6, 2021

How to Sew an Angled Single Welt Pocket

Many sewists—even experienced ones!—find sewing a welt pocket to be intimidating. But like with every sewing technique, it’s just a matter of following a series of steps! If you’re wondering how to sew an angled single welt pocket and whether you’re up for the challenge, this video tutorial will have you ready to sit down at your machine and crank one out.

how to sew an angled single welt pocket

A welt pocket is one of those sophisticated details that’s often included in tailored garments. Our Auburn Blazer—a must-have blazer sewing pattern if you’ve got a full bust— features angled single welt pockets as part of View A.

Our detailed illustrated instructions walk you through the entire process, one step at a time, but we know it can be helpful to visually see someone sewing the welt pocket. So without further ado, here’s Cashmerette team member Mallory to show how to sew an angled single welt pocket!

(Loving the Melton wool that Mallory’s using for her demonstration? We’ve got Auburn kits in six colors, plus Melton wool by the quarter yard available here for a limited time.)

We hope this tutorial helped you see that you can sew your very own welt pocket using the skills you have now—no need to put it off any longer! Grab some scrap fabric and give it a try, and if you have any questions along the way, drop them in the comments below.

Let me know what you think!