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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Helpful Hints in Making the 122 Hong Kong Cheongsam

Helpful Hints in Making the...

June 25, 2020

I have long admired this dress design and was thrilled to finally get the opportunity to make it! The slim...

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211 Middy Blouse Sew Along: Day Five

211 Middy Blouse Sew Along:...

June 23, 2020

Day 5:  Making the neck tie Throughout history some items of clothing have had design elements built into them that...

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