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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.

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Sewing with sheer fabrics

Sewing with sheer fabrics

May 19, 2017

The Greek Island Dress is a great garment to use with sheer flowing fabrics, but these fabrics can be a...

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Greek Island Dress #266

Pattern Profile: Greek Isla...

May 15, 2017

The early 1900s witnessed many avant-garde innovations as people freed themselves from the constraints of the late Victorian society.  Both...

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