Express your creative style with the clothes you make and wear. Since the 1970s, Folkwear patterns have been used by theatre and dance costumers, historic reenactors, art-to-wear aficionados, and anyone who enjoys dressing up. Learn more about what makes Folkwear patterns special by clicking on About Folkwear. Then, let your imagination take flight!

Browse the collections at the left for a fun journey through Folkwear's various styles. If you're looking for a specific pattern and want to find it fast, click here to see a complete list of the patterns in alphabetical order and in numerical order. Like online browsing, but want a hard-copy catalog of all the patterns? Click here.


Fresh Look at an Old Favorite:


Caryl Gaubatz, from Texas, is a textile artist who made the blouse version of #142 Old Mexico Dress from lightweight linen. She used the technique of stitch resist shibori to create a gorgeous fabric. See more of Caryl's work at



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