PERIOD COSTUMING

AlterYears -- Historical, ethnic, dance and specialty patterns and supplies.
Amazon Drygoods -- Clothing and patterns for true Victorian living.
Armour Construction -- A great site detailing simple construction of armour and accessories from everyday items.
Chenilles & Papillons -- A collection of garments inspired by writing, paintings, and journals of the 18th Century.
Clothes of the Eighties -- Comprehensive listing of 80s fads and fashions.
Cosprop -- A leading costumiers to the film, theatre and television industries.
Costume Armour, Inc. -- Gothic, Medieval, Roman armour head to toe.
Costume Exhibits -- 50 Movies designers and 50 costumes from concept to character.
Costume Gallery, The -- We host over 800 webpages and 2500 images of fashion and costume.
Costume Museum of Canada, The -- A collection of 35,000 artifacts spanning 400 years representing the identity of everyday Canadians, urban and rural, public and private, through the garments that they made, purchased and wore. The purpose of the CMC is to serve as a Canadian repository uniquely dedicated to the collection of costumes, textiles and related accessories and to preserve, research, exhibit and interpret those items in its collection.
Costumer's Guide to Movie Costumes -- This site contains research, reference images, and any "making of" tips and resources for all kinds of different movie costumes.
Costumer's Manifesto, The -- a comprehensive costuming website with historical patterns and advice from all time periods.
Costumes by Lynn McMasters -- Fine photographic examples of a variety of historic garments.
Costume Site, The -- Online Costuming Sources for Historical, Science Fiction & Fantasy Costumers.
Creating Armour Braces -- Step by step instructions on making arm braces from fun foam.
Cuillinn Craft Highland Dress -- Highland Dress accessories, bagpipe accessories, reproduction 18th and 19th century Tartan cloth, custom-knitted kilt hose, Victorian Gordon Highlanders pattern garters, Ultimate eighteenth-century pattern garters.
Custom Corset Pattern Generator -- Fill in the measurements, and recieve individualized instructions on creating a perfectly fitting corset pattern.
David Caudon Paper Dolls -- A unique collection of historically accurate paper dolls created from renderings of actual 17th century actors and actresses.
Embroidery for Costume Steps Up -- Hawthorne & Heaney has been involved in part of this change as we have been asked to produce embroidery pieces for shows such as Dracula and Di Vinciļæ½s Demons using traditional goldwork techniques such as the house badges .
Evil Ash -- Step by step instructions for building head to toe armor.
Farthingales -- Costume and corset supplies, patterns, and hoop steel.
Five Rivers Chapmanry -- We're a small, friendly husband wife team here to serve your historically and artistically-minded needs.
French Hood Images -- Images shown here in mostly chronological order, covering the whole sixteenth century while they were in fashion.
Fugawee -- Carefully researched shoes and boots from French and Indian War to Civil War.
Gallery -- Image collection of garments from 1755-1905.
Gallery of Costumes -- One of the largest collections of costume and accessories in Britain, an excellent resource for students and researchers.
Garment District, The -- Vintage, 60s-80s, and Contemporary online department store.
Gentleman's Emporium -- Features authentic Victorian men and women's clothing and traditional writing goods.
Hand Finished Tricorn hat -- Black wool felt hat cocked and trimmed in your choice of white or black. Finished with a cotton hatband inside. Black rosette cockade with pewter button on left side. Order by hat size or head measurement.
Headdresses -- Renaissance European head wear.
Historic Costume Collection -- Our collection contains clothing, textiles and related items, and works to reveal how these objects serve as a record of life.
Historic Enterprises -- dedicated to bringing an unparalleled collection of the highest quality reproduction items to historic sites and historical enthusiasts worldwide.
History of Costume, The -- A reprint of the original 1861 document written in Germany by Braun and Schneider.
In Prayse of the Needle -- Research site on middle class Elizabethan clothing.
Jas. Townsend and Son -- A mail order company that supplies 18th and 19th century reproductions for living history. We specialize in Historic Clothing, Camp Gear, Tents, Books, Music, Knives, Tomahawks, Oak kegs and other assorted goods for people or organizations reenacting the periods from 1750 to 1840 especially the French and Indian War, American Revolution, and War of 1812.
Jedi ElfQueen -- Large collection of fantasy costumes and artwork.
Judaica -- An Israeli based Website dedicated in bringing you the best tallit and Judaica, directly from the Israel.
Junk for Joy -- Vintage 50s, 60s, 70s, & 80s vintage clothing, collectibles, & other goodies.
La Couturiere Parisienne -- This site is all about period costume, from the Middle Ages up to the early 20th century. Access 4000 costume pictures through a database, read one of hundreds of articles, or download some authentic period patterns.
Lost Coast Historical Patterns and Costume Supplies -- We carry many costume patterns and supplies to help you create your historical, fantasy, and futuristic looks.
Michaela de Bruce, Costumer -- Examples of SCA, Renaissance, movie, fantasy, and other historical garments.
Museum of Costume, The -- Includes a Fashion Research Centre.
My Vintage Sole -- Edwardian style boots, cancan boots, vintage-inspired reproduction shoes; all styles are professionally crafted by dancewear makers. We supply street & stage footwear to individuals, filmmakers and the theater.
Naergi's Costuming Site -- Examples and tutorials of period garments.
Patterns from the Past -- Original, dress and vintage costume patterns, original recently out of print and vintage sewing patterns of all kinds, and older knitting, crochet and tatting patterns and shuttles.
Paul Meeks -- Military history books specializing in English Civil War books, Napoleonic books and WW2 Airborne books.
Period Corsets -- Let us inspire you to create a world of costumes: our corsets, petticoats and additional attire serve as the basis for this range of looks from elegant to mysterious to wistful. Our silhouettes can be your starting point--your imagination is the only limitation.
Recollections -- The leading designers and quality suppliers of Victorian, Edwardian, Civil War, and Old West Styling for Women!
Renaissance Costuming FAQ -- Designed to answer questions for the most basic of costuming questions to those questions a more advanced costumer might ask.
Renaissance Fabrics -- Costuming supplies for creating beautiful period clothing.
Renaissance Halloween Costumes -- Whether you are looking for a unique ensemble or simply a history buff, Renaissance Halloween costumes offer an alternative to the standard witches and ghouls that dominate the Halloween costume scene.
Renaissance Tailor, The -- In crafting historically accurate clothing, it is as important for the pattern to be accurate as it is for the embellishment.
Saya Espanola -- Images and information concerning late 16rh Spanish court dress for women.
Sense and Sensibility Patterns -- Winsome clothing with an old-fashioned appeal.
Smoke & Fire Company -- Providing Goods for Living History Re-enactors.
Suzi Clark, Costumier -- I make costumes of most periods, up to about 1830 for men, 1900 for women and children.
Thorny Rose -- Meeting all of your tailoring needs, from medieval to modern.
Tudor Tailor, The -- The website which supports The Tudor Tailor: reconstructing 16th century dress, by Ninya Mikhaila and Jane Malcolm-Davies.
U.S. Civil War Uniforms -- Uniforms of the Union Army during the American Civil War.
The Video Beat! -- We carry all the '50s & '60s rock n roll movies that feature the real authentic fashions you're trying to create!
Vintage Sewing Information -- Vintage sewing, fashion, and lifestyle books and images.
Vintage Textile -- Offers a wide selection of the best high-style vintage clothing in all the major categories: Early, Victorian, Edwardian, 1920s, 1930s-1950s, 20th century Designer, Shawls/Textiles.


 
 

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