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|ANDY'S CHEE-PEES ANTIQUE CLOTHING||16 W. Eighth St. (between 5th
New York City
691 Broadway (near E. Fourth St.)
|Fifties petticoats and crinolines and a small variety of bridal hoops|
|BARBARA'S DANCE FASHIONS||
204 W. Holloway
Hurst, Texas 76053
sells and manufacturers custom petticoats, dresses and pettipants and is
VERY CD friendly. She has another site and operation that manufactures
the best in LG and sissy dresses and accessories I have been a loyal
customer for twenty five years and she has some of my dresses on her
site (named "Christine" and "Francine" and a beautiful pinafore with
"SISSY" on the bib.) Her work is flawless and very detailed and she uses
the best materials. She is not the cheapest but her workmanship will
last for years. I have one LG dress that is twenty years old and looks
WEBSITE #1 WEBSITE #2 email@example.com
|CATHERINE'S LINGERIE||Route 46,
Parsippany, NJ 07054
|Stacy recommends the owner,
Lisa, for her acceptance of CDers, and for her discrete service.
Adult and LG dresses done with the greatest of quality!
|COURTLY LADY||Post Office Box 2165
Cincinnati, OH 45201-2165
Wonderful, girly things at a decent price! We recommend Julie Gilbert is a warm-hearted, caring individual. (Try their petti-pants) - Pettis, outfits and now DooWop 50's Fashions, Sexy High Heels, $5.00 Catalog (refunded with first purchase).
|THE DANCE THEATER SHOP||3111 West Sylvania Ave.
Toledo, OH 43613
|Square Dance, Ballet and other dance-related items.|
|DAVID'S BRIDAL||(A list of stores is available at the website)||Priscilla: "I got one
in my size (3X) for $65. It's floor-length and very full, and it rustles
beautifully when I walk in it. It has an elastic waist. The brand name is
Love II, and various lengths and fullnesses are available; I believe that
the one I got is the
most expensive (They may have other brands, too.)." WEBSITE
|THE DRESSING ROOM||42310 Hayes Road
(In the Canal Plaza)
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Nice full-length petticoats as well as
others. Fulfills transformation requirements, too!
5006 Stidham Lane
Paragould, AR 72450
Custom petticoats for square dancers, Broadway shows, weddings, 50's, children's, clowns, what ever your special occasion is. Fabrics include organdy, chiffon, lame, crystal, net, hollogram, cotton, and opalescence. Also manufacture a unique petticoat bay that has a drawstring on one end and elastic on the other. Wholesale and retail - world-wide
|2414 Hennepin Avenue,Minneapolis, MN||
The owner is very sympathetic but you must be discreet and a Lady (Gentleman)--no "weirdos" allowed. She has a large selection of wedding, brides- maids, formal gowns, including the out-of-date fluffy, lacy formals of the 80's and the 50's. She stocks bridal petticoats and hoops and orders ANY kind of petticoat and her prices are LOW.
|850 Southbridge Street
Auburn, MA 01501
|"Certified Safe Shopping" Square Dance pettis
Claudette: "This establishment needs to be in a larger store. I wasn't particularly impressed with its displays, especially the dresses. Instead of normal three or four inch high heels, they only sold five inch, which I think is too much. The petticoats were all stuffed into large cardboard cartons and you were encouraged to rummage around by yourself, opening them up till you found one or more that you liked. Sadly, they were all very plain nylon netting in a small variety of colors, but without any pretty details at all; not one inch of lace, and plain cotton binding at their bottom edges. The full length slips they sold were very simple affairs of nylon tricot and rather unexciting looking lace. If you saw one in a regular store, you'd consider it a "cheapo". If they had any other color besides white, I couldn't find them. There were also quite a few of the items that seemed like they were intended for the Gothic crowd. But the makeover service they had was very good. WEBSITE
|(Harriet A Engler)
P.O. Box 1363,
Historically-correct patterns for hoopskirts and crinolined dresses--great for re- enactors. Also, they rent reproduction dresses of the era. WEBSITE
|JJ's House||10900 N.E. 4th Street,
(No phone number - live chat on website)
|JUDY'S JAZZY BOUTIQUE||719 North Ridgewood Ave.
P.O. Box 3631
Daytona Beach, FL 32108
|A petti-source for the northern east coast of Florida!|
|LAUGHING MOON MERCANTILE||(JoAnn Bowser)
P.O. Box 21879
San Jose, CA 05151-1879
|Historically-correct patterns for petticoats and the like--great for re-enactor. WEBSITE|
|6547 West 83rd St.
Los Angeles, Ca 90045
1891-2 Sagiyama Gifu City, Japan 502
|Bridal slips and hoops|
|MY GOWNS||333 Bergen Blvd.
Fairview, NJ 07022
|OLD-FASHIONED GIRL||15 Highland Ave.
High Bridge, NJ 08829
|Pre-made & custom-made classic
|PETTICOAT PLACE||90 Dayton Ave., Bldg 2
Passaic, NJ 07055
|Bridal slips and lingerie|
14833 Native Dancer Rd. N., Potomac, MD
|STITCHES IN TIME||61 Trux Street,
Plymouth, OH 44865
|UNCLAIMED TREASURES||P.O. Box 772,
Carmichael, CA 95609
For those interested in Victorian
petticoats, nightgowns and robes made of 100% cotton Swiss batiste and
16443 N 91st St #104
Scottsdale AZ 85260 USA
|Feminine fashions for men--they are
building their petti-base!
...and Cosplay, petticoats, lingerie and more, made just for men...
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|NEW BLOOMS||P.O. Box 20, Liverpool
L31 1LQ, U.K.
|Hand-made petticoats available in five styles. Choice of materials (net, taffeta and crystal ). Send £1. 00 in postage stamps (or two US$1 bills) for photocopy of styles and price list. (Website discontinued)|
Trading as Phil & Zoe's Square Dance Suppliers and Swingtime Collection
|14 Oval Waye
West Sussex, BN12 5RA
Tel: 01903 243392
|Extensive range of top quality petticoats & pettipants in a wide selection of colours. Made to measure service on matching circle skirts & blouses.|
|TEDDY'S TRADING POST||
(Teddy & Karin
|Square Dance pettis for those
in close proximity to Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland!
FROM JANET: A shop which has a good range of different paper nylon materials:
Abakhan Fabrics, 111-115 Oldham Street, MANCHESTER M4 1LN, UK Tel: 0161 839 3229
"They have a section with what they call "cheap rolls". At the left hand end at the bottom there are a lot of different paper nylons. I bought one which the girl said was "Rip Stop Nylon" (apparently if it rips the tear does not propagate). It is extremely crackly and will make a good noisy petticoat. The material (royal blue) is 1.5 metres (60 inch) wide and cost only £1.20 per metre (I bought 7 metres). The girl said that they always have some "rip stop nylons" in stock."
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