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  • Feature Friday: Holiday Edition

    Welcome to the special Holiday edition of Feature Friday!

    The festive season is here, and we’ve put together a roundup of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday specials and sales from a range of past featured businesses. Below you can find everything from one day discounts to weeklong specials! So whether you are shopping for yourself or need a good gift idea to share, you can find a little something for all the sewists and costumers in your life and support small businesses at the same time!  

  • Black Friday Sale is ON!

    50% off paper patterns and 30% off kits on the website until they sell out 10% off almost everything in the website with code LACEUP thru Nov. 30 ...
  • BIG (good) changes coming! Read on...

    We're overhauling and updating our entire retail pattern line! Read on...especially if you want to purchase a pattern or kit before 2023.
  • Feature Friday: Prior Attire

    This month’s feature, Prior Attire, has specialized in handmade, historically accurate clothing since 1999. Their garments have been worn by reenactors and historical interpreters, and have been featured on UK television in addition to at English Heritage and National Trust properties!
  • Introducing the Nightshade Capsule Collection

    Nightshade: a limited edition, made to order capsule collection featuring three decadent designs in gorgeous fabrics and textures. Each style is a...
  • Feature Friday: Victorian Photography Studio

    After all the hard work of creating a costume, whether historic or cosplay, documenting it can feel like just one more thing to tackle. But what if rather than an afterthought the photography was the point? And what if that photography was taken in a fascinating and unusual way? Enter this month’s feature, Victorian Photography Studio!

  • Feature Friday: Goodwives Linens

    Caps are the quintessential 18th century accessory, and no one does them better than this month’s featured business—Goodwives Linens!

  • 1880s Classic Corsets on sale now <3

    Save 10% on our 1880s Classic Corsets now through August 13th! Autumn always feels like a Victorian time of year, and it's fast approaching. 
  • Feature Friday: Bluestocking Designs

    From elegant historically inspired designs to whimsical creations, Bluestocking Designs features a wide range of jewelry and accessories perfect for modern or costume wear.

  • All Shipments Are Now Carbon Neutral

    Recently, our ecommerce host Shopify introduced a simple way to make all shipments carbon neutral. Their Planet app automatically tracks shipping e...
  • Feature Friday: The School of Historical Dress

    This month’s feature is The School of Historical Dress!  Best known for their meticulous research, the School’s purpose is to “encourage new research into historical dress and introduce students to the tools needed for this, such as how to study an object, to identify its materials, cut, construction and historical context.”
  • Get Ready - Custom Order Deposit Slots Open Next Week

    Thank you all for your patience this spring as we dealt with both an unprecedented demand AND a simultaneous 3 month supplier delay of our ...