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. - 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.

Research sites: - 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. - 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. - 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.

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