Patterns and Resources

Resources -- Iron Age thru Medieval
BRIGANTIA home page -- group doing Iron-Age Celtic Reenactment in the U.K. -- see their 'kit' page for clothing info.
Footwear of the Middle Ages
Early Irish and Scottish Shoes
Medieval Scotland (Sharon L. Krossa)
Viking Tunic Construction

Resources -- Renaissance through 1770s
The Elizabethan Corset Page
How to Make an 18th Century Corset
Footwear of the Middle Ages
Hand Knit Hose
House of Tartan
Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc. Home Page -- sells nearly everything you'll need, from clothing patterns through shoes.
Reconstructing History -- for more information about 16th c. Irish clothing, as well as other areas of interest
Scottish Military Historical Society
The Shinrone Gown -- an Irish dress from the Elizabethan period

Traditional Welsh Costume
Traditional Welsh Costume and Recipes
Welsh Themes - National Costume
Wales Tourist Board - National Costume

Dharma Trading Co. -- textile crafts supplies
EarthGuild -- Supplies for weaving, dyeing, etc.
Halcyon Yarns -- spinning, weaving, and other fiber arts supplies and books
Hamilton Dry Goods - out of period, but has some appropriate fabric
Hanson's Leather
Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc. Home Page -- patterns and fabric for 18th c., as well as other supplies
Phiala's String Pages -- Source for information on Early/Medieval textile arts.
Ravensgard Costuming and Textiles Page -- great list of links, as well as additional weaving info!
Richard The Thread
SCA Tablet Weaving Archives
The Woad Page

Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc. Home Page
Syke's Sutlery

The Costume Page (fairly comprehensive listing of costume-related sites)
Duct Tape Double
Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc. Home Page

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Clothing of the Ancient Celts - Copyright 1997, M. E. Riley