Today's read during soccer practice was Just Pockets by Patricia Moyes. What a great book! I learned so much. As the title states it's just about pockets.
It shows straight forward step by step instructions & best practices for:
- patch pockets (awesome instructions!)
- in seam pockets (a weakness for me)
- inset pockets (very new to me)
- hidden pockets (like the welt and coin pocket)
There are some brief mentions of "couture" techniques & embellishments, but this book is from '97 so it's a bit dated. Overall, the meat of the book is the process fo making neat, sturdy, rtw type pockets.
This is a good addition to your reference collection if you like specialized techniques broken down into an easy format or if you just love sewing books!