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

Past Events

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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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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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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