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DIY Leather Pockets (Leather Couch Chronicles #6)

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This DIY Pockets tutorial can be used for any piece of clothing you own! Hopefully, you aren't sick of the Leather Couch Chronicles yet because you guessed it ... this is #6 of the series! I used the leather from a $25 Goodwill couch for these pockets. I tell ya that couch is the gift that keeps on giving.

Pocket How To

I just realized I am completely addicted to stripes. Do my DIY Loafers ring a bell? How about my DIY Striped Skirt? What about my DIY Sequin Shirt? Oh brother! If you are as obsessed with black + white stripes as I am, here are all of my DIY posts where you will see black and white stripes.

Adding Pockets To A Dress

dress (I just got this fancy lil' number at H&M, so I bet they still have it!)
leather (I used the leather from a $25 GoodWill couch)
glue gun or glue
Universal leather sewing machine needle
box cutter or scissors
sewing machine 
jean finishing thread or leather grade thread

Adding Pockets

Cut two rectangles to the size of the pockets you want. Mine are 5 1/2" x 7."

Adding Pockets To A Skirt

Because pins will leave holes in your leather, glue the pockets into place. Don't glue the top of the pockets! 

DIY Pockets

Sew along the sides and bottom of each pocket using your leather needle. And that's it! Piece of cake ... huh?

How To Add Leather Pockets To A Dress
How To Add Pockets To A Dress
DIY Dresses
How To Sew Pockets
Make Collars
Pocket Tutorial

Up next ... the tutorial for the Peter Pan Collar you see in the photos - Leather Couch Chronicles #7. And in case you are interested, here are all of the posts from the Leather Couch Chronicles.

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DIY Peter Pan Collar (Leather Couch Chronicles #7)

No Sew Sequin Graphic Crop