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Folkwear Patterns

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PATTERN #107 Afghani Nomad Dress

Misses 6-16.   This traditional dress worn by nomadic women in Afghanistan is ideal for mixing fabrics and embellishments. The raised bodice is fitted and has a neck opening that can be placed at front or back. Pattern includes instructions for traditional embroidery stitches, fringed decoration, and beadwork. Suggested fabrics: Soft, medium-weight fabrics such as cotton, rayon challis, or silk; the upper sleeve and/or skirt may be of soft rayon or silk velvet. This dress is often made in many prints, which is a wonderful opportunity to use up bits and pieces of brilliant fabrics. 

PRICE  $16.95 (US)

 

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PATTERN #F108 Turkish Dancer  

Misses Extra Small to 2XL.   A beautiful three-piece ensemble based on 19th-century Ottoman Empire fashions, including flowing Entari gown, fitted vest, and jacket. Easy-sew garments are perfect for wearable artists, costumers, belly dancers, and re-enactors. Add elaborate embellishment with machine embroidery, braid trim application, and beadwork for a lavish look. Wear with #106 Turkish Coat and the Turkish pants from #119 Sarouelles for a complete and authentic look.

Suggested fabrics: For the Entari, lightweight drapey silk, polyester, rayon for a gown; or medium-weight silk, linen, cotton, or wool for a coat. For the Jacket and Vest, all weights of silk, linen, velvet, cotton, wool, felt, denim, brocade, satin, suede, upholstery fabric. 

PRICE  $19.95 (US)
 
 

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PATTERN #F119 - Sarouelles
Misses 6-18; Men's 32-44   
Three comfortable and timeless pants designs from Turkey, Africa, and India, with elastic or drawstring waist and ankle variations. Full and flowing easy-sew styles are perfect for casual wear, yoga, belly dancing, or costuming. Historical lore and traditional embroidery designs included.

Suggested fabrics: The Turkish pants look best in lightweight sumptuous fabrics with drape, such as rayon challis, chiffon, or gauze. For African and Indian pants, choose medium-weight fabrics such as cotton, silk, rayon, wool, or blends.

PRICE  $14.95 (US) 
 

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PATTERN #F132 - Moroccan Burnoose 

This sweeping cape is traditionally worn by Berber tribesmen over loose tunics, but it's also dramatic when untraditionally worn over urban outfits. The bias-cut half circle design features an ample hood for protection from the sand and sun, or for discreet camouflage. Details are included about different ways of wearing and draping the finished garment.

Suggested fabrics: Medium to heavyweight wools and blends; upholstery-weight cottons or linen. Uneven plaids and napped fabrics are not suitable. 

PRICE  $14.95 (US)
 

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PATTERN #F135 Jewels of India 

Misses 6-16; Men's 34-44  A grouping of truly versatile garments with a tailored Kurta over-shirt for men and women, Kamiz tunic and bias-cut Churidar pants for women. The simple shapes of these garments make it easy to vary them creatively. Top everything off with the Gandhi hat. Pattern includes historical information about Indian dress.

Suggested fabrics: for the Kurta, choose any shirting fabric from gauze to flannel. For the Kamiz and Churidar, choose light to medium-weight cottons, silks, or synthetics; lightweight wool. For the hat, choose medium-weight cotton, silk, or wool; decorative weaves or brocade. 

PRICE  $19.95 (US)

 

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 PATTERN #F140 - Flamenco Dress and Practice Skirt 

Misses Extra Small to Extra Large.  A sensational fashion for dancing or dress-up, with lavish flounces that move with flash. Dress has princess seams, flounced cap sleeves, V-neck front, and up to four tiers of flounces. Skirt has back waist darts and raised waistline; make it with all four flounces or just one flounce for a salsa-hot mini. Make simple-sew fabric Rose accessory to attached to dress or pin in hair. Suggested fabrics: Silk or polyester douppioni, taffeta, faille; other fabrics with body and slight stiffness. For lightweight drapey fabrics, lightly interface flounces. 

PRICE  $19.95 (US)

 

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PATTERN #F144 - Tribal Style Belly Dancer
Choli: Misses Small (10-12) to 2X Large (26-28) in B, C, and D cups; other garments gathered or tied to fit. 
This pattern is the perfect starting point for creating your own stunning style, whether you are a dancer, historic re-enactor, or lover of exotic fashion. Layer the Coin Bra on top of the Choli, the Tassel Belt and Hip Shawl on top of the Ten-Yard Skirt and Pantaloons. Your personalized selection of fabrics, fringes, tassels, adornment, jewelry, and make-up will turn this tribal collection into a wondrous extravaganza of color and movement. Pattern includes graded pieces for Choli, cutting diagrams for other garments, and complete instructions for all garment assembly, fringe- and tassel-making, and embellishment.

Suggested fabrics vary; see instruction booklet inside pattern for details.

PRICE  $19.95

 

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Scheherezade Imports is the largest wholesale supplier of Egyptian-manufactured middle eastern dance supplies in the US. We also import a select line of items from India. Wholesale information will be sent to you upon receipt of your business license or resale number.

 
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JEWELRY, PROPS & ACCESSORIES
 The finishing touch for any costume! Coin necklaces & earrings, headbands and crowns, beaded necklace / wristband sets and more. Limited selection of Bedouin and Tunisian items for the avid folklorist. Call or e-mail Scheherezade for details.