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  Title & Description # & Price
Gaza Dress

Misses Sizes 6-18

This ankle-length gown is composed of easy-to-construct panels that are perfect for pieced or hand-woven fabric variations, needlework, and other embellishment.  Create an heirloom with one of the traditional emb4roidery designs included in the patterns

#FW-101

$16.95

Egyptian Shirt

Misses Sizes 6-18     Men's Sizes 32-44

This is a shortened version of the traditional Egyptian galabia or robe.  Loose fitting style with side panels and slit pockets.  The yoke can be turned to the inside, or to the outside for interesting contrast.  Instructions are included for knotted buttons, decorative cording, soutache appliqué, and lengthening the shirt to make the galabia.

#FW-104

$16.95

Syrian Dress

Misses Sizes 6-18

For crossing the deserts of Africa or the urban landscape, this flowing dress drapes gracefully from a triangular shoulder yoke that's a perfect canvas for needlework or fabric artistry.  Pattern includes instructions for optional embroidery stitches and design motifs.

#FW-105

$14.95

Turkish Coat

Misses Sizes 6-16

A favorite with quilters and clothing artists, this coat originated in Central Asia, where it is made in brilliant silks and floral cottons.  The boot-length reversible coat is perfect for inventive fabric combinations.  It features a quilted or trapunto border at the hem, neckline, and front opening.  Instructions for quilting and trapunto are included.

#FW-106

$16.95

Afghani Nomad Dress

Misses Sizes 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.

#FW-107

$16.95

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.

#FW-108

$19.95

Moroccan Burnoose

All Sizes

This sweeping cape is traditionally worn by Berber tribesmen over loose tunic, 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.

#FW-132

$14.95

Jewels of India

Misses Sizes 6-16     Men's Sizes 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.

#FW-135

$19.95

Tribal Style Belly Dancer

Choli: Misses Small to 2XL in B, C & 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 the 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.

#FW-144

$19.95


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