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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Free Pattern - Kimono Ornament

Free Pattern - Kimono Ornament

November 20, 2018

This pretty little ornament is a great way to use up those beautiful fabric scraps you have left over from...

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Fabric Suggestions for the 247 Lindy Shirt Dress

Fabric Suggestions for the ...

November 14, 2018

The Lindy Shirtdress comes from the 1940's when square shoulders, narrow hips, and skirts that ended just below the knee were...

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