All Sewn Up: Millinery, Dressmaking, Clothing and Costume- This digital collection includes millinery, dressmaking, clothing and costume books from the UW-Madison collections. These books from the first half of the 20th century (1907 – 1940’s) include the history of clothing, styles of dress, fashion drawing, and design and construction of hats, clothing and costumes.
R.L. Shep- Historical reprints to help you with your costume recreations!
Suzi Clarke- Suzi is a retired costumier in the UK who has lead numerous historical costuming tours with me in England. Visit her site to see the work she accomplished over a long and fascinating career!
We Make History- An Arizona-based society that sponsors 18th-century and 19th-century costume balls!
Your Wardrobe Unlock'd- The online magazine for everyone who's passionate about making outstanding historical clothing--subscribe today! Enjoy exclusive interviews with professionals, master classes, forums, and more!
Costumiers & Sutlers
Sewing, Patterns & Fabric
Acme Notions- Old-fashioned and vintage needlework tools, hard to find notions, vintage sewing patterns, embroidery patterns, needlepoint canvas', vintage and retro housewares.
Commonwealth Vintage Dancers- CVD econstructs, teaches and performs American ballroom dance of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. They focus on the Federal, Civil War, Gilded Age, Ragtime and Roaring Twenties Eras.
MJ's Antique Hangups- Over 1,900 items online, including ephemera, books, magazines, advertisements, photographs and more.
Old Fashioned Living- Down to earth crafts, recipes from scratch, gardening advice, family activities, geneology tips, and ideas for teaching your kids and grandkids about the generations that came before them.