Costume Design

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10 Tips for A Perfect Quick Change -- Accomplishing a costume quick change is no easy task. Here are some tips so you can pull off one just like the Broadway pros do.

Aging and Distressing Leather -- Step by step directions for leather, vinyl, and fabric.

Angelus Shoe Polish Company -- Many superior shoe and leather care products.

Barnett Lawson -- All types of trimmings.

BestFabricStore.com -- Your online discount drapery fabrics and upholstery fabric superstore.

BootBarn.com -- Contemporary and vintage footwear.

Bubba's Clown Supplies -- Some of the finest magic tricks, makeup, videos and novelties dedicated to the craft of clowning.

Butterick and McCalls Patterns -- The Butterick pattern company.

BuyCostumes -- At BuyCostumes, the website that promises “life’s better in costume,” every style and size of Halloween costume is in stock and available to be shipped with multiple fast and cheap shipping options.

By the Sword -- Fine quality weapons reproductions for the serious collector and re-enactor.

Cheeptrims.com -- Your complete source for quality wholesale lace and trim products.

Clothing Labels 4U -- Custom woven cloth labels and clothing tags.

costume.com -- A full-service costume rental and manufacturing company specializing in men's period suits and uniforms.

Costume Page, The -- Costuming Resources Online & The Study of Costume.

Costumer's Guide to Movie Costumes -- This site contains research, reference images, and any "making of" tips and resources for all kinds of different movie costumes.

Costumer's Handbook -- Several technical considerations on costuming.

Costumer's Manifesto, The -- A comprehensive costuming website with historical patterns and advice from all time periods.

CostumeRentals.org -- A combined project of the Guthrie Theater and The Children's Theatre Company, this truly unique collection of over 30,000 theatrical costumes is available for public use year-round.

Costume Society of America -- Advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance. We work to stimulate scholarship and encourage study in the rich and diverse field of costume.

Creative Crystal -- Swarovski hot-fix crystal specialists.

Crystal and Glass Beads -- Swarovski crystals and jewelry-making components by mail-order.

Dazian -- Fabrics for the entertainment industry.

Denver Fabrics -- Ethnic, vintage, retro, renaissance patterns and supplies.

DH2 -- Definitive costume and prop-making tutorials.

Dharma Trading Company -- Textile craft supplies and clothing blanks.

Discounted Designer Fabrics -- America's destination for fine home decor fabrics.

Display and Costume -- Provides supplies and costumes for a myriad of events and displays.

Distressing Fabric -- Simple steps in aging fabric.

Dreamtime Creations -- Your #1 rhinestone and trim supply source.

Fabric.com -- Discount designer fabric.

Fashionable Hats -- Our name says it all. We have the best collection of fashionable and fun hats anywhere, everything that you might need to find that fashionable and functional accessory.

Feather Place, The -- Any kind of feather you can imagine plus fan-making supplies and ready made costume pieces.

Foot Traffic -- Tights, stockings, and socks of unusual design, color, and pattern.

Fred Frankel & Sons -- Distributor of rhinestones, rhinestone bandings and trimmings, beaded appliques and trimmings, fancy buttons and ornaments, rhinestone zippers.

Grishko -- Dancewear and shoes.

HalloweenCostumes.com -- Costumes for kids and adults.

Harlequin Costume -- We will provide you with fresh, magnificent costumes for every show you have planned. We take great pride in making the extra effort to ensure that your costumes look the way you want and are appropriate for the period and character.

Hats in the Belfry -- You name it, we have it... or we'll try hard to get it for you.

Heartland Costumes -- a customer-focused and friendly supplier of beautiful rental costumes for "Beauty and the Beast".

Home-Sew -- Sewing and craft supplies.

JKM Ribbon and Trims -- Wholesale prices for all your ribbons and trims.

KingSize -- Big sizes to 10XL, tall sizes to 7XL, shoe sizes to 16EEEE.

Kwiksew Patterns -- The Kwiksew pattern company.

Leathersmith Designs -- Belt buckles, strap buckles, and roller buckles.

LOTR Tutorials -- Using templates, fabric, fabric pattern pencil, flat and puffy fabric paint.

McCormick's -- Quality products to marching band directors, guard instructors and music educators.

Morris Costumes -- A plethora of costumes, props, magic tricks, and theatrical supplies.

New York Fashion Center Fabrics -- Providing out customers with with finest first quality fabrics from around the world.

Ornamental Beads -- An exceptionally broad range of beads and decorative materials to beaders, jewelry designers and crafters, artists, sculptors and costumers.

Pattern Shape Index -- If you just want to know where to find a basic pattern style - like something with princess seams and a scoop neck, or flat with no princess seams or bust darts, or you are looking for a good pattern with a mandarin collar and you don't want to sort through all the costume suggestions.... this page is for you!

Quickie Textile Guide -- Detailed information including fiber, names, uses, and important notes on a comprehensive listing of commonly used fabrics.

Redstar Fancy Dress -- We aim to bring you top-quality fancy-dress products but more importantly at a great price to match.

Recycled Movie Costumes -- Because you know you've seen that dress somewhere before.

Rhinestones Unlimited -- Crystal and acrylic rhinestones.

Schenz Theatrical Supply -- Designers and manufacturers of quality Theatrical, Masquerade and Character Costumes.

Sew-Biz Fabrics -- High Quality fabrics and sewing items at great prices.

Sewciety -- A costume designer's candy shop with just about every type of textile, trim and notion you could imagine.

Sewing Patterns.com -- The original online store for all of the latest sewing patterns from your favorite brands.

Shades of Fun -- The world's foremost designer of decorated sunglasses for special events.

Shoes.com -- The world's largest site for shoes.

Showtime Dance Shoes -- The largest distributor of ballroom dance shoes in the United States.

Simplicity.com -- The Simplicity pattern company.

Spoonflower -- Offers crafters a truly revolutionary chance to have their custom designs printed onto fabric.

Sportsman's Guide -- Source for outdoors wear and supplies.

SR Harris Fabric -- Retail and wholesale fabric outlet.

Standing Bear's Trading Post -- Leather craft and Native American craft supply needs.

Tandy Leather Factory -- The resource for over four generations of leathercrafters, providing quality leather, tools, kits and teaching resources.

Theatre House, Inc. -- As a catalog and website-based company we can help you find that theatrical item you're looking for.

Threads Magazine -- The e-letter for people who love to sew.

Top-Hats.com -- Wool and fur felt hats for the costume, theatrical and re-enactment trades.

Tracy Theatre Originals -- Providing showstopping costume rentals for theatrical productions both large and small.

Tutu.com -- For the Dancer, For the Costumer, For the Professional and the Student, For the Best in Ballet from Top to Bottom!

Tuxedo Wholesaler -- Offers choir dresses and gowns to tuxedos, tails and accessories, frock coats and cutaways, vintage and retro, historical or modern men's wear.

Village Hat Shop -- Terrific selection of hats as well as great prices. Need information about hats? You have come to the right place. Hat Facts, our Hat Glossary, bibliography of Books On Hats, Hats in Art History, Iconic Hats, Making Hats, etc.

Western Costume Company -- Wardrobe supplies on demand; we've dressed virtually every major star film has known.

Zappos.com -- Shoes of every style and size.