Millinery / Hat Making Supply Sources
= Personal favorites Also:
California Millinery Supply — Located in Los Angeles, manufactures buckram frames. Also sells straw braid, horsehair, ribbon, veiling, etc.
Corset Making Supplies — This site sells busks, boning, lacing, grommets, tools, coutil, brocades and more. Also millinery supplies, like buckram & millinery wire.
Dressing History New! — Milliners & Haberdashers. Really lovely custom made headwear and clothing, including crinolines. Also sells stockings, hat blanks, and patterns.
Fred’s Hat Blocks Updated! — Hat blocks, crowns & brims.
From the Neck Up — Excellent Book with instructions on hatmaking.
Hat Shapers — Sells plastic blocks to shape hat blanks. Also instructions on felting.
Hats by Leko — Sells fashion hats, finished and unfinished, straw, felt, and hatmaking tools, like steamers, pins, blocks, etc. Hat boxes, horsehair, ribbon, etc.
Homegroan.com — Vintage hat blocks & millinery supplies.
How2Hats — Books, hatblocks and more
Judith M Millinery Supply — Sells millinery supplies: trims, petersham, blocks, buckram, crinoline, straw cloth, notions, wires, adhesives, sizing, hat pins, wool felt, etc. Also sells hat kits.
Lynn McMasters — She sells patterns for late Renaissance head coverings (cauls, coifs, biggins, arming caps, etc), and hat patterns that can be used as the basis for many other hats, like her “Universal Oval Brim Straight Sides” pattern. Lots of beautiful pix of her costumes.
Lynn McMasters - Straw Hat Links — Links to reference and supply sites
MacCulloch & Wallis — (UK) Hat blocks, millinery fabric & wire, trim, glues, etc. Corsetry Supplies.
Military Heritage New! — Reproduction military accessories: swords, helmets, belts & buckles, muskets, military braid, wool melton fabric, and more.
Miller’s Millinery — Sells women’s 19th c. bonnets, hoods, headdresses, and hats. Also, bonnet forms & patterns, millinery supplies, men’s hats and children’s hats.
Millinery Suppliers List Updated! — From the publishers of “From the Neck Up”.
Pattern Studio — Hat blocks, buckram frames, braid, ribbons, fabrics, veiling, flowers, feathers, etc.
Richard the Thread — Busks, boning, coutil, millinery supplies, dress forms, and more. Their own pattern line includes Renaissance, Elizabethan, Victorian and Edwardian. Store located in Los Angeles.
Rue de la Paix Hats New! — Antique and vintage hats; antique millinery trim; antique feathers. Also pages with information about millinery.
Silk Top Hat Company New! — (UK) Vintage silk top hats; also repair & refurbishment services.
That Way Hat — Sells new hats of various styles, including some vintage 19th & 20th century hats; also sells hat blanks and flowers.
Theatre House — Carries buckram hat frames, hat forms, wigs, etc
Tressa — (Switzerland) Horsehair, braid, trim, etc.
Vena Cava Design Updated! — (UK) Sells all manner of corsetry supplies: coutil, boning, busks, eyelets, and other items. Also millinery supplies, fabric, trims, and patterns.
Wayne Wichern Millinery New! — Located in the SF Bay Area, Wayne offers workshops & classes on millinery arts.
Zeeman Corp — Buckram, braid, crinoline, sizing, etc. Accepts order by email, phone or fax.
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