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5.  If you are interested in pursuing the project, Silhouettes staff will do generalized research on your character, and will put together a brief idea of direction to go.

This may be a few paragraphs written about the historical era, choices, sketches, photos, or whatever it takes to get that particular era conveyed.

6.  To pursue further, you fill out a measurement chart, which gives an idea of size and complexity of the project.

Download this map or contact us to meet for a fitting
We can provide an individual item for you – say just a corset or crinoline – or each and every piece to dress exactly as a woman did in the era you depict.  We can also “just sew” your commercial pattern, if you have something special and don’t have time or the ability to do it yourself.

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First & Last Names
We need your full name to contact you if necessary
Your Email
Give your email where you can be reached. Persons with school & organizations should give a non-school/organization address since we can be spammed
Retype Email
In case of typos, please retype your one main email address
Your age in years
We need to know how old you are, to get an idea of your intended project
Type of Performer You Are
Which type of performance will you be using your costume for; e.g. re-enactor, storyteller, actor, docent, etc.? This is 1 or 2 words. If not performer - write NONE. We'll ask for more detail next.
Year to Depict
Write the number for the year(s) your character depicts, to give an idea of the date and type of project you need to have built
Your City & State Location
Your city & state in the United States. We want to know if it's possible to travel for fittings or if things need to be done via mail. We sell only within the 50 United States
What is Your Current Gender
While we LOVE people of all genders, we build costumes only for women, but will consider on a project by project basis. Please indicate something
Are You Women's Size 10-20? Write YES or NO
If you are US commercial clothing size 10-20, check yes. We may need to make special items if you are larger or smaller than that. Everything is customized to your exact needs, but this gives us an idea when we talk to you if we can use materials in shop, or will need to get others
Your Project Needs ?
Give a few details about the project you are looking for; e.g. type of character, location, anything you want to share (you'll have to write something to proceed)
You are Not a Robot
You are Not a Robot
Prove you are not a robot. Enter the figures you see exactly as they are including capitalization and numbers