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

Education Links


Costume College – an annual three-day costuming arts conference produced by Costumer’s Guild West, Inc.

Tailoring Workshop – Fullerton College presents two 19th century tailoring workshops with Grahem Cottenden

FIDM Blog – Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising Blog with items for research and links to events

Historical Sewing – online classes in Victorian sewing techniques

Kansas Mercantile – Civil War classes and workshops