Welcome to Costumes by Crystal! Crystal Lloyd specializes in Renaissance and Cosplay costumes for Performers and Cosplayers. With more than 15 years experience in Stage and Renaissance Costuming, Crystal ensures that her designs are both comfortable and durable for stage and outdoor performances.

For more information contact Crystal at (602)403-1145.

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Men's Costumes

Shirts: (~$40-60)

  • Pirate Shirts: In cottons with collar and cuffs with ties. Available with eyelet lacing at chest or string tie.
  • Peasant Shirt: Wide Yoke style with gathered sleeves
  • Scottish Highland Shirts: Double Gather, Very long Sleeves with laced neck, no collar.

Pants: (~$20-40)

Peasant Drawstring pants with hidden internal pocket in front or back. Straight cut or gathered at ankle or knee.

Kilts: (~$100)

Kilts with cheater pleats (pre-sewn pleats) and button and loop waist or wrap around. *Price depends on amount of fabric/pleats needed. 4 week minimum for Kilts.

Vests: (~$20)

Peasant vests, various fabrics. Laced, belted or plain.

Doublets: ($80+)

Merchant class doublets in variety of fabrics. Options for lacing, hook and eye, buttons fronts. With sleeves or detachable sleeves Optional with fully lined and hidden pocket. * Please allow 4-6 weeks for Doublets.*

ALL costumes are custom made to your measurements. Please make sure your measurements account for comfort and accessories like belts and sword hilts. Prices DO NOT include cost of fabric.


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Women's Costumes


  • Basic Peasant ($20): 3 yard gathered on a drawstring or elastic.
  • Merchant Class ($30): Fitted waist band with hook and eye or button (over skirt) 4-5 yards.
  • Merchant Formal ($50+): Waistband fitted as wrap around or front split (designed to go with heavy fabric panel underneath) 4 yards of fabric minimum.
  • Merchant Formal Underskirt ($20): Fitted skirt with front panel of heavy fabric that mimics the Upper Class styling, but requires no hoop skirt.

Please allow 4-6 weeks for Merchant Fitted skirt combos.


  • Peasant Chemise ($30): With drawstring necks and option of elastic or drawstrings at the wrist.
  • Merchant Class ($40) High Neck with collar and full length sleeves. (Allow extra sewing time for non-cotton fabrics)
  • Bloomers ($20) Full Length or Knee Length Bloomers for comfort under all those skirts!

Crystal does not make bodices or corsets.

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Ordering Costumes

All costume pieces are custom made, to your measurements. You must purchase your own fabric. I will give you details on amounts of fabric needed at our first meeting. Additional items needed (buttons, eyelets, elastic, etc.) will be included in the costume price agreed upon.

To Order Costume Pieces

  • Call/Email
  • Set up a Design/Measurements Meeting (Free Consultation) - At this meeting, I will take your measurements and get the details about what you want for your costume. 25% deposit and fabric is required in order to start a costume.
  • First Fitting - I come to you and test fit your costume pieces. At this meeting, any adjustments that need to be made will be noted.
  • Get Thee Clothed! - Delivery of costume! Remainder of fees due on delivery.

I accept cash, credit cards and money orders. Payment plans are also available and must be completed by date agreed.

Average time until completion is 4 weeks. Most are sooner.

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About Crystal

​ Crystal Lloyd is a woman who wears many hats. Performer, Costumer and Artist. She has 15 years of experience as an Arizona Renaissance Festival Performer. In the days before ready made patterns,  Crystal learned from veteran performers and SCA members how to design and make costumes using only the historical examples available (woodcuts, paintings and historical archives). Since 1991, Crystal has made costumes ranging from Peasants to Merchant class, as well as Renaissance bridal wear and pop culture cosplay. Crystal has also worked as a Stage Costumer for local troops such as Tempe Little Theatre.