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We are a world wide distributor of corset supplies (Corset Busks, Hooks, and Eyes), costume supply-notions, fabrics including fine English coutil, and dress forms.

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  • Welcome!

    Attention! We will be closed July 18-19 for Costume College 2024. Come visit The Richard the Thread booth at the Costume College Marketplace July 19-21 at the LAX Sheraton Gateway Hotel.

    Richard The Thread is your one-stop shop for premium corset supplies and sewing notions. We offer an extensive selection of quality materials, from sturdy bones and busks to luxurious brocades and durable lacing. Whether you’re a seasoned corsetiere or a curious beginner, you’ll find everything you need to create stunning, handcrafted pieces.

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    Have a look around and tell us what you think.

    Please read our terms and conditions at check out as they have changed.