"Need to acquire some Victorian threads" Topic
All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.
For more information, see the TMP FAQ.
Back to the Reenactment Plus Board
| Dr Mathias ||23 Jan 2011 6:13 p.m. PST|
Hello, I was wondering if anyone can give me some advice regarding sites/sources for mid-late Victorian era clothing. I'm looking for a relatively legit and functional three piece suit (with a tailcoat/morning coat) shoes, and tophat. Nothing flimsy, Which pretty much excludes area costumers. I've no idea which sites are reliable, cost effective, and high quality.
|SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER ||23 Jan 2011 6:30 p.m. PST|
Does the Mrs sew?
That may be the best route.
| Wyatt the Odd ||23 Jan 2011 7:35 p.m. PST|
Dragonmarsh in Riverside, California. They take part in the Dickens Festival every year and I know the owners. Misty does great garb dragonmarsh.com
| Tacitus ||23 Jan 2011 11:14 p.m. PST|
I can second Dragonmarsh.
|napthyme ||24 Jan 2011 12:02 a.m. PST|
interesting store, but I couldn't find much in the way of clothes on there website.
|Company D Miniatures||24 Jan 2011 2:02 a.m. PST|
I will have a look in my wardrobe :-)
| Volstagg Vanir ||25 Jan 2011 5:29 p.m. PST|
| Dr Mathias ||26 Jan 2011 7:47 a.m. PST|
Thanks for the links all. I'm considering making the ensemble myself, with Mrs. Dr Mathias' help. This is one of those cases where spending a little money would save a LOT of time ;)
|CCollins ||15 Feb 2011 10:33 p.m. PST|
The sewing academy is a great resource, particularly for those interested in threading a needle, as if you needed another time intensive hobby?