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by Batley Royston
Fri Aug 19, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Fabric Suppliers
Replies: 64
Views: 61294

Re: Fabric Suppliers

Kochan and Phillips Historic Textiles: http://www.historicaltextiles.com They're based in the US and UK, all their stuff is produced in UK to researched histiorical specifications, specifically for reenactors. Mostly woollen cloth for 18th & 19th C, but much of it suitable for earlier projects too. ...
by Batley Royston
Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wools
Replies: 17
Views: 7110

Re: Wools

Thanks guys, this is all good to know :) You're right, the worsted I was given was labelled 'heavyweight' and it felt like a napkin, so that's out I'm afraid :/ On the plus side, I found some wool flannel that feels about right to me, but I'm still searching just in case I find something better. Is...
by Batley Royston
Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wools
Replies: 17
Views: 7110

Re: Wools

Reading their fbook apges makes me think that they use Hainsworths I amy be wrong but I think it is K & P are an independant producer, all their stuff is copied from original samples and made purely for historic purposes. I believe Hainsworth's just happens to be lines they're producing for commerc...
by Batley Royston
Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wools
Replies: 17
Views: 7110

Re: Wools

Another nice one to know is Kochan & Phillips. This websie has examples of their cloth http://www.najecki.com/repro/Wool.html . Their own web existance is on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/profile.php?id=100000438493196&ref=ts The fabric they make is based on 18th and early 19th Ce...