Garb resources

Garb  Resources

Resources for Making Garb

Click HERE for the next Garb Making Workshop!


Fabrics-Store This is a great place to buy linen. From lightweight to heavy, in a rainbow of colors and finishes. They have a perpetual coupon of “ILoveLinen” for 7% off your order!

Stitchology Located in Albuquerque so no shipping! Great linen selection

Burnley and Trowbridge You can find wools, linens, and other historical reproduction fabrics here!

Nob Hill Fabrics Also in Albuquerque: linen and notions

Silk Baron Do not visit this site unless you plan to buy specific fabric because a casual survey will have you convinced you need three yards in every color!

JoAnn’s Albuquerque big box fabric store. Make sure you have the app or look up online for 40-50% off coupons

Cok Güzel The name translates to “very pretty” and this Etsy store has lots of that!

Historical Fabric Store Based in Sweden, you’ll have high shipping. Worth a look just to see what’s possible!


Burnley and Trowbridge In addition to fabric, B&T has linen and silk threads, notions, historical recreation buttons and more!


Reconstructing History Historically researched recreation patterns

Bonnie’s Pattern Shop Pre-made  patterns for medieval garb on Etsy



There are many talented stitcher in al-Barran who frequently offer workshops and one-on-one instruction. Reach out on our Facebook page if you have a question or need assistance! Below are some other great resources.

Morgan Donner’s YouTube Morgan is a laurel in the SCA and has many videos up about making medieval garments

Bernadette Banner’s YouTube Another great resource–some medieval garb making, but lots of “how to sew historically” content!