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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Lindy Shirtdress Available Now

Lindy Shirtdress Available Now

November 01, 2018

Our newest pattern, the 247 Lindy Shirtdress is now available!  This dress is based on an original 1940s day dress...

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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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