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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Woman outdoors wearing 271 Sunset Wrap.  Garment is made in a grey double gauze fabric.

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May 22, 2020

There are lots of great fabric options for making the 271 Sunset Wrap!  The pattern uses about 2 yards of...

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Young woman in Folkwear #240 Rosie the Riveter overalls with button down shirt under overall bibs.  Standing at bottom of stairs posing with flexed bicep.

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May 19, 2020

The heroic working women of World War II inspired this factory wardrobe of camp shirt, pleated slacks, and overalls with...

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