Materials & Supplies:
Burnley & Trowbridge - Garment-quality fabrics in natural fibers and historical colors, as well as sewing tools, notions, and accessories. Fast and personal customer service.
Corsetmaking.com - Patterns, boning, busks, grommets, tools, kits, etc. Easy online ordering and fast shipping.
Historical Clothing and Accessories:
American Duchess - Historically accurate reproduction shoes, buckles, and stockings. Payment plan options, fast shipping, and excellent customer service.
Jas Townsend and Son - Props, accessories, & supplies for all your 18th Century reenacting needs.
K Walters at the Sign of the Gray Horse - Historically inspired jewelry and accessories. Proceeds help support rescue horses.
Prior Attire - Custom and ready-made historical clothing and corsetry.
Shocking Bad Hats - Unique and stunning hats and bonnets for Regency impressions.
The Needleworker - Handmade clothing for men, women, and children for 18th and 19th Century interpretations.
Historical Hair and Makeup:
LBCC Historical Apothecary - Cosmetics and hair products made from historical recipes using all natural ingredients. Very pretty packaging, too!
Perrin Cottage Perfumery - 17th, 18th, and 19th Century perfumes made using authentic historical recipes and techniques.
Padawansguide.com - Extensive Star Wars costuming research, with hi-res reference images, exhibit photos, making of details & tips, and photos of fan-made costumes. Invaluable for Amidala/Padmé costumes, in particular.
Costumersguide.com - Extensive movie costuming research, including Sci-Fi & Fantasy and all eras of history. If it's a costuming movie, it's a good bet you'll find it here.
Recycledmoviecostumes.com - Excellent reference site for historical costumes used in multiple movies.
Tips & Tricks:
Fiber content guide - Free reference chart and directions for using the burn test to determine fiber content of unknown fabric/yarn.