DellaJane Sewing Patterns: Ethnic, Kimono, African Fashions, Folkwear

This page has ethnic costumes and clothing patterns such as Japanese kimonos, Folkwear and African Fashions, etc.

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Japanese/Kimono Patterns

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Make Your Own Japanese Clothes
Patterns and Ideas for Modern Wear by John Marshall. Classic elegance. Loose-fitting comfort. Versatility. Functional design. These are just some of the reasons why traditional Japanese clothes have captured the imagination of stylish dressers around the world. Step-by-step instructions, detailed patterns, fitting, illustrations and more. Chapters include Before You Begin (Tool and Stitches), Basic Elements (Padding, Linings, Sleeves, Hems, Collars), The Garments (Kimono, Outer Robe, Haori Jacket, Hanten Jacket, Wraparound Tops, Vests, Slacks, Obi Sashes, Tabi Socks) and Care and Storage. Autographed by author, Softcover, 1988.

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McCall's 2941
Children's Sizes 3-8, Breast/Chest 22-27. Costumes: Robe, tabard, pants, hood, tie belt and belt can be mixed and matched to create Geisha Girl, Karate Kit or Ninja costumes. UNCUT in FF, 2000.

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McCall's M4953
Kimonos: Lined kimonos with obi or tie closures. Kimono A has tiered contrast bands, obi has two contrasting layers with cord trim and Velcro® at back. Kimono B has single contrast band with a contrast tie. 2005.
$7 - Copy 1: Girl's Size 7-14. UNCUT.

$7 - Copy 2: Misses' Sizes 4-18, Bust 29½-40. UNCUT in FF.

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Butterick 6343
Child Size 6-8, Chest 26. Sheik, Japanese Girl and Witch Costumes: Costumes that make a "hit". (A) Witch wears pointed hat and a robe with contrasting decorations. (B) Fiery sheik wears a sleeveless over-robe, draped head piece and long sleeved robe. (C) Japanese robe with "obi". Cut. Patterns for Japanese Geisha Girl are complete. Patterns for Witch and Sheik are missing Sleeve, Sash and Ribbon Guide.

African/Black Fashions

Folkwear Patterns

folkwear gaza dress costume sewing pattern
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Folkwear 101 Gaza Dress
Misses Size 8-18. Gaza Dress: Exact duplicate of the garment worn by village women in Gaza. Loose-fitting ankle-length dress has long sleeves, slightly narrowed at the wrists, 3 side panels on each side, shoulder and front yokes and front slit opening. Two embroidery designs are included. UNCUT in FF.

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Folkwear 126 Vests From Greece and Poland
Adult Multi-Sized. Patterns for three vests for women, one for men. Authentic embellishment designs and instructions. UNCUT, 1981.

folkwear seminole jacket skirt costume sewing pattern
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Folkwear 127 Seminole Jacket and Skirt
Women's Sizes 6-16, Men's Sizes 34-44. Seminole Jacket and Skirt: Blouson-style jacket for both men and women and a siimple dirndl skirt with dust ruffle. Authentic Seminole patchwork designs are included. UNCUT in FF, 1982.

folkwear australian drover coat costume sewing pattern
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Folkwear 137 Australian Drover's Coat
Adult Multi Sized includes Women's Sizes 6-16 and Men's Sizes 38-48. Australian Drover's Coat: Created especially for the horsemen who rode the rugged Outback at the turn of the century. It has many practical fetaures for all-weather riding (horses or bicycles!), or can be stripped down to a very easy-to-sew Duster for men or women. Knitting pattern for a thick turtleneck sweater is included. UNCUT in FF, 1990.

folkwear prairie dress costume sewing pattern
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Folkwear 201 Prairie Dress
Adult Sizes Small-Med-Lg. Full flowing Prairie Dress falls in gathers from rounded yoke. Flounced apron has two keyhole pockets. Partially cut on Size Lg and complete, all sizes available. 1978.

folkwear costume edwardian underthings sewing pattern
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Folkwear 203 Edwardian Underthings
Women's Sizes 6-16. Edwardian Underthings: Dainty frilly undergarments of fine cotton were worn to enhance a well-rounded graceful silhoutette. Sometimes called "trousseau sets" or "flimsies". Three garments include Petticaot, Camisole and Drawers. UNCUT in FF, 1978.

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Folkwear 208 Calico Day Dress
Women's Sizes 6-12 (Sm-Med). Calico Day Dress: Turn-of-the-century women lingered over breakfast in this soft, pleated, closely-fitted house dress or "wrapper" before struggling into ther corsets. The buttoned front lining & princess line in back pull the dress in to create a fitted bodice, while pleats at center front & back are held in place with waist ties & simple square collar. Rounded yokes, finished with ruffles over the shoulder complete the traditional dress and may be omitted for a simpler version. Full seleeves are gathered at the top & finished with buttoned cuffs. The skirt, fitted over hips, falls to a wide flounce at the ankle. Cut on Medium and complete, Size Small also available. 1982.

folkwear costume walking skirt sewing pattern
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Folkwear 209 Walking Skirt
Adult Multi-Sized. Walking Skirt: Gored skirt, fitted in front, flares from a narrow waistband to street or full length. Finished at center back with tiny gathers framing a buttoned placket closing. Designa nd instructions included for optional cutwork embroidery. Pattern is UNCUT and complete. Instructions for cutwork and embroidery included, sewing instructions not included.

folkwear costume middie skirt sewing pattern
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Folkwear 211 Two Middies and Skirt
Adult Multi-Sized. Two Middies and Skirt: View A is a very simple garment worn by British seamen in tropical climes. Traditionally made of a white cotton twill with blue binding around a square neck, the Shirt features short sleeves and a self-patch in the back. View B was worn for school, office and sports - women paired it with a pleated skirt. A square Middy collar, short set-in sleeves, band cuffs and a side buttoned hip band detail this popular overshirt. A tab below the V-neck opening cathes the contrasting scarf often worn with the Middy. Instructions for the tie are included. View C, the simple pleated skirt, features a narrow buttoned waistband and wide hip panel, so that the pleats begin just below the hips. UNCUT in FF, 1980s.

folkwear costume prairie dress sewing pattern
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Folkwear 213 Prairie Dress
Girl's sizes 2-10. Full flowing Prairie Dress falls in gathers from rounded yoke. Pinafore and Simple Sunbonnet complete the 19th century look.

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