When a pocket gets a tear, the lightweight fabric often starts shredding and won’t hold a new seam. Or at least, you’d have to come in so far from the edge with your new seam that you’d end up shrinking your pocket to a less than useful size. Lynette from Running With Scissors shows you can replace the pocket altogether. Go to Running With Scissors for her tute.
[photo from Running With Scissors]
By Anne Weaver