#111 Nepali Blouse Misses Extra Small to Extra Large. $16.95  In Nepal, this wrap-and-tie blouse is traditionally made of velvet and worn under a wrap-style chupa or jumper (like our #131 Tibetan Chupa) or over a wrapped and pleated skirt formed from a sari or length of fabric. The semi-fitted blouse features a wide band collar, tapered sleeves, and deep underarm gussets for ease of movement. Pattern includes directions for wrapping and pleating a companion skirt.

#111 Nepali Blouse Misses Extra Small to Extra Large. $16.95 In Nepal, this wrap-and-tie blouse is traditionally made of velvet and worn under a wrap-style chupa or jumper (like our #131 Tibetan Chupa) or over a wrapped and pleated skirt formed from a sari or length of fabric. The semi-fitted blouse features a wide band collar, tapered sleeves, and deep underarm gussets for ease of movement. Pattern includes directions for wrapping and pleating a companion skirt.

Folkwear Pattern #151 Japanese Hakama & Kataginu. During the Edo period in Japan (1615-1868), members of the samurai or warrior class wore the Kamishimo, a traditional costume made up of the Kataginu or pleated-front vest and Hakama or pleated pants/skirt.

Folkwear Pattern #151 Japanese Hakama & Kataginu. During the Edo period in Japan (1615-1868), members of the samurai or warrior class wore the Kamishimo, a traditional costume made up of the Kataginu or pleated-front vest and Hakama or pleated pants/skirt.

#139 Vietnamese Ao Dai Misses Extra Small to Extra Large. $19.95  This feminine ensemble of flowing Tunic and wide-legged pants is considered the traditional costume of Vietnam. The easy-sew Tunic features front and back waist shaping darts, mandarin collar, front neckline/armhole opening, tapered long sleeves with elbow darts, and long free-hanging front and back panels. The Pants have an easy full-legged fit, center back zipper, and faced waistline.

#139 Vietnamese Ao Dai Misses Extra Small to Extra Large. $19.95 This feminine ensemble of flowing Tunic and wide-legged pants is considered the traditional costume of Vietnam. The easy-sew Tunic features front and back waist shaping darts, mandarin collar, front neckline/armhole opening, tapered long sleeves with elbow darts, and long free-hanging front and back panels. The Pants have an easy full-legged fit, center back zipper, and faced waistline.

Walking Skirt Pattern by Folkwear (Pattern #209). I would make the shorter version for this outfit.

Walking Skirt Pattern by Folkwear (Pattern #209). I would make the shorter version for this outfit.

#136 Child's Kimono & Vests Children's 2-10. $16.95  A Japanese kimono with two sleeve choices for girls and boys, along with a companion quilted vest that is a snap to make from pre-quilted fabric. Pattern also includes instructions for a diamond stitch knitted version of vest and information about authentic detailing, including making and tying an obi sash.

#136 Child's Kimono & Vests Children's 2-10. $16.95 A Japanese kimono with two sleeve choices for girls and boys, along with a companion quilted vest that is a snap to make from pre-quilted fabric. Pattern also includes instructions for a diamond stitch knitted version of vest and information about authentic detailing, including making and tying an obi sash.

Folkwear pattern for Tibetan panel coat. I want to make this. she looks great in it.

Folkwear pattern for Tibetan panel coat. I want to make this. she looks great in it.

My first ever Folkwear project was a hand sewn kimono for one of the actors during my summer in Oxford Mississippi.

My first ever Folkwear project was a hand sewn kimono for one of the actors during my summer in Oxford Mississippi.

#122 Hong Kong Cheongsam Extra Small to 3X Large. $16.95  This classic exotic dress in two lengths is synonymous with Oriental elegance. Simple to sew, it has only two main pattern pieces and an appealing side-front opening topped off with a mandarin collar. Pattern includes instructions for custom fitting and authentic embellishment.

#122 Hong Kong Cheongsam Extra Small to 3X Large. $16.95 This classic exotic dress in two lengths is synonymous with Oriental elegance. Simple to sew, it has only two main pattern pieces and an appealing side-front opening topped off with a mandarin collar. Pattern includes instructions for custom fitting and authentic embellishment.

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