Rosie the Riveter was a fictional character pictured in posters to recruit women in the work force during World War II in the 1940s. This kind of utility clothing became the uniform of Rosie and her colleagues.
Folkwear sewing patterns have been used since the 1970s by costumers in theatre, film, dance, tv, and reenactors and anyone who enjoys sewing and dressing in classic clothing. These detailed patterns help you make timeless garments, and include cultural and historical information. Also included are tips for construction and ideas to help you customize your pattern.