Pattern is for dress with facings at front opening, hem, and side slits. To download Folkwear's instructions and additional cutting layouts for traditional bias-bound version, click here.
Suggested fabrics for this pattern (Folkwear 122): Light to medium-weight silk; lightweight brocade and jacquard weaves; satin; rayon or blends. Sized for XS-3XL. With 60" wide fabric, you'll need the following amounts for the full-length version: XS, S, M - 2 1/4 yards; L, XL - 2 5/8; XXL, XXXL - 4 1/4. For the knee-length version requirements are as follows: XS, X, M - 1 7/8 yards; L, XL - 2 1/4; XXL, XXXL - 3 1/2 yards.
Since the 1970s, Folkwear patterns have been used by theatre and dance costumers, historic reenactors, art-to-wear-aficionados, and anyone who enjoys dressing up. Folkwear patterns are based on vintage fashions and traditional ethnic garments for an authentic look. But with a fresh eye and creative touch, these timeless styles can become exciting and trend-setting wearable art today.