Victorian Dickens Christmas Carolers Holiday Dress Costume Fabric Samples for Dickens Skirts, samples only
This listing is for the purpose of fabric samples only. These sample pictures are for buyers who have ordered Dickens costumes from my etsy shop. These sample pictures are for Dickens Christmas Carolers, Victorian reenactors and cosplayers , soloists, church choirs, theatre groups, opera singers, those who love dressing up in Dickens costumes, professional, and non professional.
Picture 1 SOLD OUT...red stewart plaid taffeta(shiny)
Picture 2... black and white tartan taffeta (shiny)
Picture 3... dark navy, black,dark hunter green tartan wool... medium heavy... looks like Blackwatch
Pictures 4 and 5 Stewart tartan plaid in cotton wool blend...red green black royal...smaller size plaid
Pictures 6 and 7... red green tartan plaid with red metallic lurex lines for tiny highlites. Much darker than it appears.....Actually is a dark rustic red and dark hunter green.
Picture 8 SOLD OUT... a medium red, green and black medium size tartan in heavy cotton
Picture 9 ... a large jumbo tartan plaid in red and black with small lines of white...also a heavy cotton
Picture 10 SOLD OUT..... red Stewart tartan plaid in wool, very dramatic plaid
I have more tartans arriving daily to replace the tartans that have sold out. You can also order solid colors for skirts. The Christmas tartan plaids are always more popular than the solids. Please convo me to discuss your preferences.
For larger group orders and custom color orders: Please convo me first, and I will create a reserved custom listing just for you to make ordering much easier. I have enough holiday fabrics to make over 2 dozen adult and children costumes. I can also get more fabric for this costume if needed. This costume can be made in many combinations. It is best to contact/convo me first so I can create a reserved listing just for you in your color preferences.
Larger groups over 24 , please contact me early so that I can order your prefered tartan plaids. Some of the tartans , family clan tartans, district tartans must be custom ordered directly from Scotland fabric shops.
The costumes can be ordered from my etsy shop in separate listings. The 2 peice cape and sashes are in a separate listing. The 7 peice full costume is in a separate listing. This listing is only for information purposes. This listing is where skirt fabric can be chosen by those who have purchased a custom handmade costume from my etsy shop.
If you want to order a fabric sample, contact me first so I can get your exact shipping cost. You are paying for shipping the samples only.
Shipping in the USA..... If you need priority mail within 2 days, or first class 5 to 7 days, let me know.
If you are overseas, please contact me to discuss shipping a sample(s) to your country.
Please contact me to get exact shipping on samples. Small flat rate priority mail envelopes are $6.55.
First class will be much less...depends on where you are located.
Frequently Asked Questions
Custom and personalized orders
Showbelles is a true handmade shop. Items are not outsourced to an outside company. Please be advised that custom items, made to fit your size apparel, are non-returnable. Be sure to have accurate measurements. If you need help with measuring , I will send you a measuring doll sketch. The doll sketch will show you exactly how and where to measure.
I began marketing made to fit custom items on Ebay in 2005. I have 999 positive 100% ebay feedbacks. With proper accurate measurements, I can build orders for women,men and children over dress forms set to your size and measurements. The key to getting a good fitting custom item is sending the correct measurements. Let me know if you have questions. Thanks for shopping at Showbelles.
Showbelles items are all custom made, and made to order. All listings have the needed measurements in the descriptions. Please see the list below for sizing.
1. I make all sizes from 34 bust to 52 bust for women.
2. For men, I make all sizes from 38 shoulders to 52 shoulders.
3. I can also make childrens' sizes from a size 7/8 and higher.
Let me know if you have more questions about sizing. Convo me through etsy convo. Thank you for shopping at Showbelles on etsy.
Some of my custom items are washable in cold water with biodegrable detergents like Woolite. some of my custom items need dry cleaning.
1. Any item made from pure silk will need dry cleaning.
2. For polyester and poly blends, I highly recommend dry cleaning for holding the crisp new look. some polyester garments can be cool water hand washed. No dryers. Lay flat to dry. Very warm iron.
3.Cotton and cotton blends can be handwashed cold water. Cool dryer or tumble dry on very low heat setting. I highly recommend dry cleaning because all of my custom items are special occasion.
Each listing will include the care instructions for each item. Let me know if you have questions. Convo me. Thanks for shopping with showbelles on etsy today.
When I began selling my custom creations online, I kept the costs down to a minimum, without sacrificing quality, and service. Over a short period of time, several Showbelles buyers recognized they were simply getting high quality, a great value, stellar service, all at a reasonable price.
How? I managed to keep my overhead costs down very low. My items and offerings are reasonably priced. I can offer reasonable discounts for qualified orders. Convo me to discuss a discount for a qualified order.
A business guru once stated that it is rare to get extremely low prices, high quality, and great service all in one transaction. Thanks for shopping at Showbelles on etsy today.
Gift wrapping and packaging
If you need gift wrapping services, please let me know. I do not charge extra for gift wrapping. If you are purchasing a gift item, please have the giftee to contact me regarding accurate measurements. You can also purchase an etsy gift card, and allow that special person or loved one to select the item(s) of their choice. Thanks for shopping with showbelles on etsy today.