This list isn’t exhaustive, but it covers the main types of pocket that appear on garments we feature here at Heddels. Curved Inset Pocket. Image via The Jeans Blog. . Slash Pocket. Image via Jonathan Trumbull. . Flapped-Patch Pocket. . Western Pocket. . Jetted Pocket. . Jetted Pocket with Flap. . Bellows Pocket. . Seam Pocket. Main Categories of PocketsPatch Pocket — A pocket applied onto the outside of a garment.Set-in Pocket — A pocket made by cutting an opening in the garment and stitching the pocket bag to the inside of the garment so only the opening is visible.Seam Pocket — A type of pocket in which the opening falls along the seam line of a garment. That little pocket in your jeans is also known as a coin pocket and is in itself a patch pocket. These small, almost there patch pockets can be made more distinctive with embroidery or embellishment, as often seen in ready to wear garments.Patch Pockets. Patch Pockets are created by attaching a pre-cut pieces of material and sewing them, like a patch, to the outside of a garment, instead of constructing inset pockets.



What are the three main types of pockets?

What are different types of pockets? There are three main types of pockets: patch, flap, and side seam pocket. The patch pocket is the basic pocket that is attached to the garment with fabric.

What is pocket clothing?

A pocket is a bag- or envelope-like receptacle either fastened to or inserted in an article of clothing to hold small items. Pockets are also attached to luggage, backpacks, and similar items. In older usage, a pocket was a separate small bag or pouch.

What are front slash pockets?

Definition of slash pocket

: a pocket suspended on the wrong side of a garment from a finished slit on the right side that serves as its opening.

What are scoop pockets?

These pockets are a little more involved than in-seam pockets but still easy enough for a beginner to sew. These pockets are scooped out of the front of the skirt and the pocket pattern piece will be visible when the garment is finished.

What are side slip pockets?

These pockets are intended to be discreet; the opening runs along the seam of the garment on either side. These types of pockets are fairly common on women’s dress pants and on some skirts.

What are jet pockets?

Instead of being a pouch sewn onto the outside of the jacket, a jetted pocket is a slit in the facing of the jacket, with the pouch hanging inside. Now, the fact that the pocket is almost entirely unseen is exactly what makes jetted pockets so appropriate for the most formal suits and jackets.

What are the different types of pockets?

Patch Pocket — A pocket applied onto the outside of a garment. Set-in Pocket — A pocket made by cutting an opening in the garment and stitching the pocket bag to the inside of the garment so only the opening is visible. Seam Pocket — A type of pocket in which the opening falls along the seam line of a garment.

What are the little pockets in jeans called?

Coin Pockets. That little pocket in your jeans is also known as a coin pocket and is in itself a patch pocket. These small, almost there patch pockets can be made more distinctive with embroidery or embellishment, as often seen in ready to wear garments.

What is a patch pocket?

Patch pockets are pockets created from a ‘patch of fabric’ placed on top of a garment, with the wrong side down, and then top stitched into place. Sometimes the pocket may be ‘bagged out’, meaning there would not be any visible top stitching unless done so as a design feature. Within the patch pocket type there are several styles!

What are the different types of workwear patch pockets?

The corners of workwear patch pockets will often be reinforced with metal rivets, bar-tacks, or other stitching. Kangaroo pockets are the large patch pockets that often appear on sweatshirts and hoodies.