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

Embroidering the 119 Sarouelles Cuff

Embroidering the 119 Saroue...

May 17, 2018

You can easily add embroidery to the cuff of the 119 Sarouelles Indian pants version.  The pattern comes with 4...

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Fabric Suggestions for 261 Paris Promenade Dress

Fabric Suggestions for 261 ...

May 14, 2018

The 261 Paris Promenade Dress is a great canvas for fabric and embellishment.  It has an uncomplicated design that creates...

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