Often impractical, and maybe not even human, we'll address the challenges of bringing these costumes to life.
The International Costumers' Guild maintains an archive of images, videos, and ephemera related to costuming in many forms. Come and see a sample of the archive's collection, and find out how you can contribute.
Are you interested in learning more about how masquerades are run? Then join us at the masquerade runners meetup. We welcome all levels of experience, from the curious first-timer to seasoned veterans. Sponsored by the ICG Masquerade Runners Special Interest Group, HELPS (Hey, Everyone, Lets Put on a Show).
Choosing the right fabric for the job. A discussion of fabric structures and qualities, fiber contents, and applications.
How to level-up your sewing using boning, piping, interfacing, underlining, and other techniques.
A bandolier can add just the right touch to a costume, and provide details that scream "Steampunk!” Join maker Bob Mogg, the Iron Tailor, as he shows how easy it is to make your own custom bandoliers, and how many different ways you can accessorize them!
Did yesterday's Future Fashion Folio Show spark your interest? The director for the Folio at CC37 invites you to join her in the workshop for a chance to begin work on designs for next year's folio. If you wanted a little help getting started, get it here. No fee. No advance signup required.
Flat steel corset bones loo long? Did the end cap come off your spiral steel bone? This demonstration will show you how to cut, trim, and finish the tips of your bones.
Contestants from last night's Historical Masquerade are invited to bring a part of their costume to show off, pass around their documentation, or just take questions from the audience about their project. If you wanted a closer look at the stars of last night's show, this is the place to do it.