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.

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Fabric Suggestions for 153 Siberian Parka

Fabric Suggestions for 153 ...

January 15, 2019

This pattern makes a generously-sized pullover parka based on a smock worn in Western Siberia. Traditionally made of tanned leather,...

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Fabric Suggestions for 222 Vintage Vests

Fabric Suggestions for 222 ...

January 05, 2019

Well-dressed Victorian gentlemen, at the end of the 1800's, always wore a vest, and smart Victorian women often paired vests with...

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