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  • Feature Friday: Renaissance Fabrics

    Online fabric shopping is a trial at the best of times. Finding just the right pattern or print can be frustrating, and add to that the extra challenge of finding something appropriate for a historical project…But this month’s feature to the rescue! Renaissance Fabrics specializes in natural-fiber fabrics for all your historically inspired projects.

  • Shipping Update for UK, AU, & NZ

    Australia and New Zealand folks, you're in luck: USPS first class international is once again allowed for your region, so you can now purchase dire...
  • Feature Friday: Shocking Bad Hats

    Founded in 2012, Shocking Bad Hats is the place to find all your extravagant and fabulous millinery needs! The shop specializes in late 18th century and early 19th century styles but also has a wide range of hats and bonnets from a variety of other time periods. Styles include everything from the Regency to the 1920s and even historically-inspired fantasy creations.

  • Black History Month: Celebrating Three Women from Denver's Historically Black Community

    Today is the last day of Black History Month and tomorrow begins Women's History Month in the United States. So we’d like to go local and highlight...
  • Feature Friday: Penny River, LLC

    This month’s featured business, Penny River, LLC, specializes in historical accessories and sewing supplies, and their kits, in particular, are fan favorites. Owner Jess knows that there is nothing quite so satisfying as a well-stocked kit, so each one in the shop comes with everything you need to start making the project immediately, including pins, thread, needles, pre-cut pieces, etc.

  • Spring Custom Order Deposits Open This Week!

    Hello everyone, thank you for your patience while we work through some things and get back to a place where we can start taking on custom c...
  • Feature Friday: Black Snail Patterns

    It seems a universal rule of sewing is that one can never have enough patterns. Even with an overflowing stash, the right one is never there when you need it for a specific project. So if you haven’t heard of this month’s business before, it’s time to add them to your shopping list for just those moments!
  • Coming Soon: Scrap Corset Sale

    Late December and January is such a dull, cold time here in Colorado. So to help fight the winter blues, the team has been busy making up some fanc...
  • Feature Friday: Decades of Style Patterns

    With cozy season in full swing, many of us are planning our winter wardrobe projects, and this month’s featured  business will certain spark some inspiration! For over 15 years, Decades of Style has been providing high-quality reproduction sewing patterns, perfect for your vintage or modern closet.
  • Feature Friday: Holiday Edition

    Feature Friday on a Wednesday? It’s that time of year, and holiday shopping is upon us whether we like it or not. To help make it a little easier this year, we’ve put together a special Redthreaded gift guide with holiday specials and sales from a variety of our past Feature Fridays. Below you can find a little something for all the sewists and costumers in your life. (Or for yourself—we won’t tell!)
  • Feature Friday: In the Long Run Designs

    It all started with a regency dress, but since then, In the Long Run Designs has expanded to encompass a wide range of art forms—cosplay, historical costuming, photography projects, and a small business specializing in historically inspired jewelry and accessories.
  • Shipping Alerts! 2021 Sure Has Them...

    Due to various global circumstances we have a number of shipping alerts in effect. Here's who is impacted and what to do: UNITED KINGDOM: Due to Br...