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

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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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Costumer’s Guild West 2014 Annual Meeting and Fashion Show

CGW Event: 2014 Annual Meeting and Fashion Show Saturday, October 4, 2014, Doors open at noon for a 12:30 start Location: Fullerton College, Bronwyn Dodson Theater, 321 E Chapman Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832 Tickets: Free! It is important that each person attending acquire a ticket, so that we may have the correct amount of food and ballots. Tickets are available now! Please get your ticket before the end of the day on October 1, so that we may have a headcount for food and get you parking...

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Candidate’s statements due!

Candidate’s statements are due for positions on the Costumer’s Guild West, Inc.’s board of directors. Please send statements to any board member or to the President (for inclusion on the ballot), AND the Corresponding Secretary (for inclusion in Squeals), AND the webmaster (for inclusion on the website). Statements should be no more than 100 words, and they should indicate what office you are running for and why you think you would be a good choice. EVERY seat on the board of...

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CGW Workshop: One-Hour Dress

  Saturday, June 28, 2014, 10am – 4pm “A smart, up-to-the-minute dress cut out, completely made, all ready to put on within an hour! You may receive a ‘phone call at one o’clock inviting you to a little impromptu gathering of friends at three, and you can go, if you wish, wearing a dainty new frock make in the time you would ordinarily spend wondering what to wear. Such is the delight you can find in making your own clothes now that it is easily possible to make an...

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CGW Workshop: Teagowns & Etc. (what to wear to the Belles and Beaux breakfast)

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 1 pm – 3 pm This workshop is being offered for anyone who needs a little help getting ready for the Belles and Beaux Breakfast at Costume College. For ladies, this includes Teagowns, Wrappers, and Kimonos. Gents can wear Smoking Jackets, Dressing Gowns, or Banyans. The lecture will include tips on fabrics, construction, and patterns. Tickets: $5 for CGW and Sister Group members. Tickets will be on sale Wednesday, May 28 – Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Click here to...

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