Welcome to Folkwear

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 sewing and dressing in classic clothes.

From the Blog

Fabric Suggestions for 254 Swing Coat

Fabric Suggestions for 254 ...

October 14, 2018

This easy, breezy coat is a snap to make, with only four main pattern pieces. The front pieces have neck...

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Fabric Suggestions for 207 Kinsale Cloak and 208 Kinsale Cloak for Young Maidens

Fabric Suggestions for 207 ...

October 08, 2018

This billowing full-length cloak was a tradition in rural Ireland for thousands of years and can still be seen today...

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