Thank you for bringing attention to Folkwear. I started selling their patterns in 1976 when I opened a fiber shop in Evanston, Illinois. I made each pattern as they came out. Even though I can no longer wear most of them - 30+ years does add a bit of weight to a woman, I still have them in my collection. Can't wait to make the hat!
Posted by Lizzie:
I'm glad to hear that so many of you are also Folkwear fans. I would have guessed as much!
In the small world department, as it turns out, Kate and I have a friend in common. This friend worked at Lark with Kate, and I taught her two sons. She was one of my all-time favorite parents in 28 years in the classroom.
I ADORE Folkwear patterns, and started buying and sewing with them in the 70s. I have made many and have always been thrilled with the results. My most recent creation was about a month ago, making the women's hippari jacket for my aunt. It came out beautifully as ever!
Bravi Lizzie and Kate!
Posted by Anonymous:
I LOVE folkwear patterns, Thanks Lizzie for posting this fabulous interview. Can't wait to see the hat pattern!