Quality Braid has set the standard for the sequin industry for over 50 years. Huge selection of sequins and mylar pailettes in different colors and shapes. They also manufacture sequin and bead fabric and trimmings. They are one of the few manufacturers of these fabrics left in the US and can manufacture to your design. Accepts mail and phone orders—no storefront. Will ship to Canada. Full catalog is $85. Accepts personal checks, no credit cards. Minimum purchase $200. Wholesale only. (JW)
SALLY QUEEN AND ASSOCIATES (New 2006)
2801 S. Joyce Street
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 836-2407; FAX: (703) 836-3913
Toll-free Order Line: (888) 266-7298
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00 EST
Sally Queen and Associates specializes in product development, public relations, and strategic planning for the industry. Each year since 1998, they have produced a beautifully photographed and well researched calendar relating to costume-clothing-textiles. Some of the past calendars are still available for a reduced price and are well worth adding to your collection just for the photographs. Topics include Embellishment, Underwear, Wedding Dresses, and Shoes. The current calendar (2006) is "Western Wear: 1850-2000." They also publish a series of books on textiles, including: Textiles for Victorian and Edwardian Clothing 1880-1920; Textiles for Colonial Clothing; Textiles for Regency Clothing 1800-1850; and Textiles for Early Victorian Clothing, 1850-1880. Their most recent publication is: Clothing and Textiles Collections in the United States: A CSA Field Guide. Visit their web site for online articles, a list of programs and workshops, and the America's Closets Survey. Accepts mail and phone orders. Will ship outside the U.S. Both wholesale and retail. Catalog available. Accepts personal checks, MC and Visa. No minimum purchase amount. (KD)
QUEEN OF HEARTS (Updated 1998)
1032 East 15th St.
Plano, TX 75074
(972) 578-1969; FAX: (972) 516-1032
Hours: 10:00-6:00 Mon-Sat
Complete costume and magic shop. Costumes to rent or sell, wigs, makeup, masks. Juggling and clown supplies. Accepts mail and phone orders, or visit their store. Accepts Visa, MC, AmEx, Discover. (ADL)
Carriage Trade Plaza
1724 Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33629
Bridal fabrics and very fancy fabrics, including lace, lame, appliques, chiffons, allover sequins, etc. (SF)
5703 19th Avenue South
Gulfport, FL 33707
Contact Person: Harriet Stetser
Carries a line of Fashionable History patterns for Medieval and Renaissance hats and collars. Also a line of "how to" booklets on various historical clothing topics. Accepts mail-order, or visit her booth at the Pennsic War (SCA). Accepts personal checks, no credit cards. Quantity discounts on orders of 20 or more items. (SD)
QUILT STOP (New 2000)
101 15th Street
Sparks, NV 89431-4801
4,200 bolts of quilting fabrics, plus books, notions, classes. (CC)
A QUILTER'S WARDROBE
612 Huntington Ct.
Grapevine, TX 76051
Patterns, including plus sizes. Send a business-size SASE for a free catalog.
THE QUILTING BEE--See EDDIE'S QUILTING BEE
QUITE SPECIFIC MEDIA GROUP LTD. (Updated 1998)
Imprints: Costume & Fashion Press, Drama Publishers, By Design Press, EntertainmentPro, Jade Rabbit
260 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 725-5377; FAX: (212) 725-8506
Contact Person: Ira Kohler
Formerly DRAMA BOOK PUBLISHERS. Publishers of books in the performing arts for the past thirty years, now concentrating on costume and fashion. They are constantly adding new titles and welcome queries from any reader of THE WHOLE COSTUMER'S CATALOGUE. At present, publishes many costume books, among them PATTERNS OF FASHION (3 volumes) by Janet Arnold; THE EVOLUTION OF FASHION; COSTUME IN DETAIL; PATTERNS FOR THEATRICAL COSTUMES; the Bonnie Holt Ambrose LITTLE COSTUME WORKBOOK series; COSTUME LANGUAGE; COSTUME SINCE 1945; FASHION DESIGN; THE GUIDE TO HISTORICAL COSTUME; HISTORICAL COSTUMES OF ENGLAND; CHILDREN IN THEIR PARTY DRESS; LADIES IN FUR; MEN'S HATS; MEN'S COATS; and many, many more. [Editor's Note: Many of their titles should be staples in every costumer's home library!] Accepts phone and mail orders as well as electronic orders. Will ship worldwide. Offers free catalog. Accepts checks, credit cards, and purchase orders. (FE, KT)