CGW is a club for amateurs and professionals who like to make historical, science fiction, or fantasy costumes.

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CGW Workshop: Petticoat Bodices

Ready for “Breakfast with the Bennets” at Costume College? Regency garments for women are fairly easy to make…if you have the proper undergarments! Mela Hoyt-Heydon, one of our finest instructors, will be teaching a workshop on the petticoat bodice! You will want to act fast when the tickets go on sale. This workshop is limited to 15 students! Date: Sunday, March 8th Time:  9 am to 4 pm Cost: $25.00 CGW and sister guild members / $30.00 for non-members Tickets: Tickets...

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Mardi-Gras Party

  This event has been cancelled, due to an emergency. Ticketholders will be contacted individually to arrange for refund. Thank you for your understanding.

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CGW Goes to Mood Fabrics

Getting Moody Come to a meet up at Mood Fabrics Los Angeles. Mood’s new warehouse store is a wonder to behold, and though not cheap, you can find almost anything you are looking for there. Don’t we all need more fabric? Of course! Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015 Time: 11:00am Cost: Free Costume: This is a shopping trip, so you may want to wear comfortable clothing Parking: Metered street parking is available on La Brea. There is also parking in the alley behind the...

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CGW Goes To: Victorian Christmas Weekend

For the Victorian Christmas weekend, the Banning Museum and grounds are transformed into a Christmas festival featuring Victorian period entertainment, self-guided tours of the Museum, refreshments, children’s crafts, and a visit from jolly St. Nick! One of the highlights of the festivities is a horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum, also in Wilmington. Additionally, visitors will enjoy blacksmith demonstrations, wreath making lecture, a...

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CGW Goes To: Hollywood Costume Exhibition

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences present Hollywood Costume. Exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 Time: 1:00pm Cost: You must purchase your ticket in advance for 11/8, 1:00pm. $20/Adults; $10/Children under 13; $15/Seniors 62+; $10/Students with id. Parking: Visitors may park in the Pritzker Parking Garage located on 6th Street just east of Fairfax Avenue, or in the lot at...

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