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

A History of the Pocket - an essay

A History of the Pocket - a...

July 31, 2020

Give Me Pockets, Give Me Liberty!… a Brief History on the Quest for Pocket Independence. by Cynthia Anderson Every now...

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20+ Sewing Patterns for Summer

20+ Sewing Patterns for Summer

July 15, 2020

I feel like I do a little less sewing in summer - days are long and I tend to spend...

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