Resource Compendium

The Resource Compendium is an ongoing list of my favourite costume and fashion-related links and more that I use for my own personal costuming.

Supplies:
(The following is a list of suppliers I have had positive experiences with, and are in no way sponsored endorsements.)

Fabric and Notions

Accessories

Costume Construction Books in My Library:

  • The Cut of Women’s Clothes: 1600-1930 by Norah Waugh
  • Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen’s Dresses & Their Construction C. 1660-1860 by Janet Arnold
  • Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen’s Dresses & Their Construction C. 1860-1940 by Janet Arnold
  • Patterns of Fashion: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women, C.1560-1620 by Janet Arnold
  • Patterns of Fashion 4: The Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neckwear, Headwear and Accessories … by Janet Arnold
  • Period Costume for Stage and Screen: Patterns for Women’s Dress 1500-1800 by Jean Hunnisett
  • Period Costume for Stage and Screen: Patterns for Women’s Dress 1800-1909 by Jean Hunnisett
  • The Tudor Tailor by Ninya Mikhaila and Jane Malcolm-Davis

History of Fashion Books in My Library:

  • Nineteenth Century Fashion in Detail by Lucy Johnston
  • Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Fashion in Detail by Avril Hart and Susan North

Blogs I Love (Costume, Fashion, History):

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