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Historical sewing and costuming supplies online

The Dreamstress' RESOURCES - lots of links to sewing sites + shops for sewing historical, period, costumes

This new school has a curriculum that will cover all aspects of the designing and ma! cinema and the living history movement. Its unique approach will focus on developing the skills and understanding neede! historical tailors, seamstresses and other specialists.

The School of Historical Dress - "Anything Anyone Ever Wore". This site is full of resources, and the section on Janet Arnold is amazing.

(10)  The student develops an understanding of fashion and the textile and apparel industries. The student is expected to: (H)  design apparel products using principles of effective design by: (ii)  determining clothing silhouettes, fabric selection, and design elements appropriate for specific body types; #4703

Ten Costume and Historial Sewing Blogs To Follow (Sew Country Chick- DIY fashion and style)

Stretch Rayon Bamboo French Terry Knit Olive Green from @fabricdotcom  This ultra-soft rayon bamboo french terry knit features 25% four way stretch, a smooth, luxurious face, and a looped back. The bamboo produces anti-microbial properties, making this fabric perfect for baby items, loungewear, and tops.

This ultra-soft rayon bamboo french terry knit features four way stretch, a smooth, luxurious face, and a looped back.

Claire "Shoomlah" Hummel's Historical Fashion References and Resources!

Claire’s fancy-pants HISTORICAL FASHION MASTER POST

Claire's fancy-pants HISTORICAL FASHION MASTER POST shoomlah: “ So my historical costuming resources list from 2011 was less than a page long- I’m not saying that I’ve learned a lot in the past three.

The Tudor Costume Page, full of useful and inspiring information for making costume

Kentwell Hall reenactor's how-to: The Tudor Costume Page - Your First Shift - Instructions for drafting a Tudor shift/smock/shirt for a man or woman, with helpful diagrams and tips. (The rest of the site has instructions for other Tudor clothing as well.

The Fabric Store - Great Blog!  Great ideas!  Such creativity!

The Fabric Store

Tulip needles are high-quality needles crafted in Japan.

Tulip needles are high-quality needles crafted in Japan. They provide a superb sharp point that easily glides through any fabric.

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MEDIEVAL PAVILION RESOURCES--How to make a dormered pavilion tent

Detailed instructions on how to make a medieval dormered pavilion, article by Valerie Lilley.

Kimono Floral Stretch ITY Knit Ivory/Purple from @fabricdotcom  This lightweight ITY jersey knit is perfect for creating flowy tops, fuller skirts and drapey dresses. It has a super smooth hand, fluid drape and about 50% four-way stretch for comfort and ease.

Kimono Floral Stretch ITY Knit Ivory/Purple from This lightweight ITY jersey knit is perfect for creating flowy tops, fuller skirts and drapey dresses. It has a super smooth hand, fluid drape and about four-way stretch for comfort and ease.

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