Costuming Supplies & Resources

* = current favorite.

Workroom/Tailoring Supplies:
  • kc-store-fixtures.com
  • unitedwirehanger.com
  • cleanersupply.com *(Bulk items for sewing: thread, needles, etc.)
  • bergentailorsupply.com
  • bblackandsons.com *(Great supplies, great wool!)
  • sewtrue.com

Apparel/Re-enactment/Ecclesiastical/Everything Fabric:

  • fabric.com
  • fashionfabricsclub.com *(Wool, especially “summer weight”)
  • fabricdirect.com
  • dharmatrading.com
  • secure.designerfabrics.ca/shop/scripts
  • bblackandsons.com *(Tailoring supplies, really nice wool)
  • fabrics-store.com *(My one-stop for linen)
  • renaissancefabrics.net
  • bigdaddygypsy.com *(Good price on canvas)
  • burnleyandtrowbridge.com
  • denverfabrics.com
  • silkconnection.com
  • ebestfabric.com
  • classactfabrics.com
  • istok.net
  • silkbaron.com
  • easternchristiansupply.biz
  • discountfabricsusacorp.com
  • housefabric.com
  • bangkokthaisilk.com
  • fabricguru.com *(You have to really hunt, but they have some really nice, cheap jacquards)
  • warehousefabricsinc.com *(Great home-dec for garb!)

Notions/Trim/Art Supplies:

  • celtictrims.com
  • jkmribbon.com
  • mjtrim.com
  • pillagedvillage.com *(Great price on lacing rings)
  • cheeptrims.com *(My one-stop for really nice bulk trim)
  • buttonconnection.com
  • cleanersupply.com *(Bulk notions, all the essentials!)
  • dickblick.com *(Art supplies for some other crafty endeavors.)
  • utrechtart.com *(Art supplies!)
  • pospaper.com/butcherpaper.html *(Large quantities of paper, for tracing/etc.)
  • wmboothdraper.com/TapeLace/tapelace.htm
  • shop.continentalstitcherytrims.com/main.sc
  • tandyleatherfactory.com *(My one-stop for leathercrafting supplies)
  • stores.ebay.com/BridalCrinoline *(Hoop skirts)
  • twilltape.com *(That’s a lot of twill tape)

Corset/Theater Supplies:

  • richardthethread.com *(THIS PLACE IS AWESOME. They carry soufel, millinery supplies, coutil, Wonderflex, anything and everything you might need for your theatrical/costume projects.)
  • corsetmaking.com *(My one-stop for all corseting supplies)
  • voguefabricsstore.com
  • dragontowncorsetsupply.com *(Well priced corset supplies)

Belly Dance Supplies:

Pattern Companies:

  • mediaevalmisc.com/patterns.htm *(Love them! Warning: Patterns are not for the faint of heart. Will take time, dedication, and patience. But they are fantabulous – I use these patterns as a base for most of my garb.)
  • voguepatterns.mccall.com
  • simplicity.com
  • jalie.com *(Dancewear)
  • reconstructinghistory.com (WARNING: As a Korean woman, I feel like these patterns were made for Amazon women. You WILL need to alter them. A lot.)
  • margospatterns.com *(GREAT patterns, men and women)
  • burdastyle.com *(Copyright free patterns for almost anything)
  • alteryears.com
  • trulyvictorian.com *(Love!)
  • lafnmoon.com *(Super love!)
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