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Volume XV Issue 3
May-Jun 2016

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • From the Editor - Vicky Assarattanakul
  • An Introduction from the Costume-Con 34 Convention Chair - Sarah Bloy
  • Status Report to the ICG on Transformations: Cosplay Project - Richard Man
  • A Night At Hogsmeade - Cay Fletcher
  • International Costumers' Guild 2016 Annual Meeting Proxy Assignment Form

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About the International Costumer

The International Costumers' Guild, Inc. (ICG) publishes the International Costumer Newsletter six times a year as a benefit for its members. The newsletter contains articles, and other regular features of interest to ICG members.

The International Costumer is available to all ICG members in good standing as a full-color online edition. All members with registered e-mail addresses will be notified that a new online edition is available and how to access it. Members with special curcumstances may request a black and white printed edition. Due to rising printing and postage costs, undeliverable printed copies cannot be re-mailed.

Publication Dates

The International Costumer is published six times a year: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, and November/December.

Submission Information

The deadline for submitting content for the International Costumeris the 15th of the month prior to publication.

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Back Issues

Back issues of the International Costumer are available to the entire costuming community.

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2016

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Volume XV Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2016

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • Costume-Con 34 Volunteering - Danielle McKinney
  • Costume-Con 34 Tours - Danielle McKinney
  • Costume-Con 34 Historical Masquerade - Jamie Butler
  • Gallifrey One – Station 27 - Rebecca Rowan
  • New Book on Nineteenth-Century Women’s Fashions - Andrea Kiliany Thatcher
  • International Costumers' Guild 2016 Annual Meeting Proxy Assignment Form
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Volume XV Issue
Jan-Feb 2016

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • Great Costuming Blogs - Kathe Gust
  • From the Editor - Vicky Assarattanakul
  • Costume-Con 34 Single Pattern Contest - Bruce Mai
  • CC34 Tote Bag Contest - Stace Feldmann
  • Book Review (Steampunk Soldiers) - Byron Connell

2015

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Volume XIV Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2015

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • From the Editor - Vicky Assarattanakul
  • Costume-Con 34 Updates - Danielle McKinney
  • Working With Our Community - Stace Feldmann
  • Toni Lay Has Died - Mike Glyer
  • An Appreciation of Toni Lay - James H. Burns
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Volume XIV Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2015

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • From the Editor - Vicky Assarattanakul
  • Memorial Shield (Sandy Swank) - Jeanine Swick and Elaine Sims
  • Remembering a Dear Friend (Sandy Swank) - Lisa Ashton
  • A Tribute to Sandy Swank - Carole Parker
  • Sandy Swank and the next Generation - Philip Gust
  • A Corset Started it All (Sandy Swank) - Rebecca Marcus
  • Nice With a Sense of Humor (Sandy Swank) - Richard Man
  • Toni Lay - Vick Assarattana
  • Memory of an Inspiration (Adrienne Martin-Barnes) - Carole Parker
  • Dance with the Sidhe (CC 34) - Danielle McKinney
  • ICG Archives Provides Entertainment for Geek.Kon - Bruce Mai and Nora Mai
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Volume XIV Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2015

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • Sasquan Hotels - Carole Parker
  • Editor's note
  • Two Interesting Books (British Army Cap Badges of the First World War, World War One Soldiers 1914-18)- Byron Connell
  • Cosplaying Star Wars - Anne Davenport
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Volume XIV Issue 3
May-Jun 2015

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • New Marty Gear Grant for Richard Man's Transformations Cosplay Project - Byron Connell
  • Sasquan Masquerade - Sharon Sbarskyv
  • Costume-Con 33 - Sandy Swank and Dora Buck
  • Costume-Con 33 Workshop: Electronics for Costumers - Lisa Ashton
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Volume XIV Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2015

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • ICG’S Marty Gear Fund Makes First Grant - Byron Connell
  • Book Review (Soft Circuits) - Kathe Gust
  • Transformations Cosplay - Richard Man
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Volume XIV Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2015

  • President's Message - Philip Gust
  • From the Editor - Vicky Assarattanakul
  • A Step Back in Time: CC33 Exhibit Room - Jeanine Swick
  • Welcome to the Jazz Age (Costume-Con 33 Friday Night Social) - Sandy Swank and Dora Buck
  • Loncon3 Masquerade - Carole Parker
  • Fabric Identification - Leah O’Connor
  • Other ICG Publications
  • Guest Publication: Finery

2014

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Volume XIII Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2014

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • From the Editor - Vicky Assarattanakul
  • Costume Con 33 "Miss Ellen's Portieres" Contest - Rob Himmelsbach
  • Future Fashion Folio - Carole Parker
  • Report from the ICG Budget and Finance Committee - Bruce MacDermott
  • Report from the ICG Public Relations Committee - Henry Osier
  • Report from the ICG Technology and Web Committee - Philip Gust
  • Costuming Arts and Sciences Grant Fund Committee Progress - Byron Connell
  • Book Review: Napoleonic Wars: Wellington's Army - Byron P. Connell
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Volume XIII Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2014

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • From the Guest Editor - Vicky Assarattanakul
  • Gem State Costumers Introduction - Tonya Adolfson
  • Entering the Comic-Con Masquerade - Philip Gust
  • Book Review: Irene: a Designer from the Golden Age or Hollywood: The MGM Yeard 1942-49 - Kathe Gust
  • Memorial for Solveig Pflueger - Nightwing Whitehead and Elektra Hammond
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Volume XIII Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2014

  • President's Letter - Philip Gust
  • ICG Goes Social! - Aurora Celeste
  • All About Special Interest Groups (SIGs) - Philip Gust
  • Miss Lizzy's Traveling Fashion Show - Lisa Ashton
  • Costume-Con 33 Update: Buccaneers, Belles and Bootleggers - Jeanine Swick
  • Costume-Con 33: Bobby Gear Memorial Quilt Contest - Elaine Sims
  • A Behind-the-Scenes Visit to Western Costume - Kathe Gust
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Volume XIII Issue 3
May-Jun 2014

  • President's Letter - Philip Gust
  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • High Note: Archival Bombshell - Eric Cannon
  • High Note: Marty Gear Grants Fund - Phil Gust
  • High Note: LAA Interview: Ann Catelli
  • Interview: A Gentleman's Gentleman - Carole Parker
  • Chapter Newsletters
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Volume XIII Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2014

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • Costume-Con 32 - Dawn McKechnie
  • Archive Activity Report - Bruce Mai
  • Book Review: Fabric for Fashion - Kathe Gust
  • Membership Differences (primary vs non-primary) - Jeanine Swick
  • Book Review: Knit One Below - Leah O'Connor
  • Chapter Newsletters
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Volume XIII Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2014

  • President's Letter - Philip Gust
  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • Cosplay and Its History - Philip Gust
  • Miss Lizzy - Lisa Ashton
  • Hollywood History (book review) - Kathe Gust
  • Chapter Newsletters

2013

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Volume XII Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2013

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • Bruce and Nora's Excellent Adventure - Bruce Mai
  • Flappers at Filoli - Kathe Gust
  • Dragon*Con Heaven and Hell - Anne Davenport
  • Chapter Newsletters
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Volume XII Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2013

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • From A Son - Daniel Gear
  • Family Memorial Service - Lisa Ashton
  • Memories from Costumers (about Marty Gear)
  • Memories from S.C.A.
  • Memories from Haunts
  • My Friend, Tormentor, and Mentor Marty Gear - Ricky Dick
  • Chapter Newsletters
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Volume XII Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2013

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • Riding Up: LoneStarCon3 Masquerade - Jill Eastlake
  • What's in a Theme? - Jill Eastlake
  • Next Up: Costume-Con 32 - Dawn McKechnie
  • Then Comes: Costume-Con 33 - Sandy Swank
  • Photos from Costume-Con 31
  • Chapter Newsletters
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Volume XII Issue 3
May-Jun 2013

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • Archive Roadshow - Bruce Mai
  • Costume-Con or Bust - Michael Bruno
  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Chapter Newsletters
  • Steampunk Convention - Carole Parker
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Volume XII Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2013

  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • LAA Intrview: Kevin Roche - Carole Parker
  • Chapter Newsletters
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Volume XII Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2013

  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • Looking Forward: Westercon 66 - Kevin Roche
  • Looking Forward: 2013 Films - Kathe Gust
  • December 2012 Membership Tally
  • Review: Sick Pups Field Trip - Tina Connell
  • Chapter Newsletters

2012

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Volume XI Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2012

  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • LAA Interview: Karen Schaubelt
  • Chapter Focus - New Jersey/New York Costumers Guild - Byron Connell
  • Chapter Newsletters
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Volume XI Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2012

  • From the Editor - Carole Parker
  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • Working Workmanship at Chicon7 - Carole Parker
  • Inspiration and Results for Lady of the Lake at Chicon 7
  • Chapter Focus: Southwest Costumers' Guild - Randall Whitlock
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Volume XI Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2012

  • From the Guest Editor - Carole Parker
  • President's Letter - Phil Gust
  • Editor Wanted
  • LAA Interview - Penny Lipman - Carole Parker
  • Member FAQ - Buggy Feathers
  • Kinetic Pattern
  • Chapter Focus: Silicon Web Costumers' Guild
  • Chapter Newsletters

Volume XI Issue 3
May-Jun 2012

  • Penny Lipman: 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
  • Costume-Con 30 (Masquerade) - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • From the Editor - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume XI Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2012

  • President's Message - Ann Catelli
  • Now in Paperback! - Kathe Gust
  • Archive Article #6 - Bruce Mai and Nora Mai
  • Digital Images - the Old-fashioned Way - Patrick O'Connor
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume XI Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2012

  • President's Message - Ann Catelli
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Criteria
  • ICG Treasurer's Year-Eng Report, 2011
  • From the Acting Web Master - Philip Gust
  • Book Review: Dressing the Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

2011

Volume X Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2011

  • Summary of the Renovation Worldcon Masquerade - P.J. O'Connor and Richard Man
  • From the Editor
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume X Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2011

  • From the Editor
  • Coffee with Doughnuts - Randall Whitlock
  • New Costuming Books for Summer
  • Archive Article #4 - What is in the Pat and Peggy Kennedy Memorial library (AKA "The Archives")?
  • An Open Letter to the Future Maskerade* Directors for Discworld Conventions - Henry W. Osier
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume X Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2011

  • From the Editor
  • Current Newsletter Contents (or Lack Thereof)
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume X Issue 3
May-Jun 2011

  • Article #4 in an Occasional Series - Preserving our Hobby's History - Nora Mai and Bruce Mai
  • Treasurer's Reports
  • Pictorial Item: LAA Award - Jill Eastlake's Award Plaque
  • An Interview with Jill Eastlake, ICG's 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient - Philip Gust
  • Costume-Con 2011 (Masquerade) - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • From the Editor - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume X Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2011

  • Lights, Costume, Action - Part 2 - P. J. O'Connor
  • How to Get Inspirations - Lisa A. Ashton
  • Brass-Antiquing - Dian Flockhart
  • A Picnic in Wonderland - Philip Gust
  • On-line Carnival Exhibit at Tulane University - Kathe Gust
  • Take Ivy - Byron Connell
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume X Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2011

  • Chicagoland Costumers' Guild - President's Challenge - Patrick O'Connor
  • Treasurer's Reports
  • Lights, Costume, Action - Part 1 - P. J. O'Connor
  • Chapter Focus - Chicagoland Costumers' Guild - P.J. O'Connor
  • Featured ICG Chapter Website - Silicon Web Costumers' Guild - P.J. O'Connor
  • ICG Archives, Article 3 - Bruce Mai and Nora Mai
  • Recent Newsletter and Ezine Updates

2010

Volume IX Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2010

  • From the Editor
  • From the Acting Web Master - Philip Gust
  • Laver's Law - Patrick O'Connor
  • Things to Keep in Mind When Designing Hall Costumes - Kerri-Ellen Kelly
  • Treasurer's Report
  • OSFEST (masquerade results) - Pierre Pettinger and Sandy Pettinger
  • Minnesota Society of Costumers - Laura Ulak
  • Recent newsletter and Ezine Updates

Volume IX Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2010

  • From the Editor
  • From the President
  • From the Acting Web Master
  • The Agatha Clay [Heterodyne] Locket - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • Kyoto Costume Institute Digital Archive - Kathe Gust
  • Do You Do ICG-D?
  • Recent newsletter and Ezine Updates
  • Featured ICG Chapter WebSite (Chicagoland)

Volume IX Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2010

  • Meet Your New ICG Officers for 2010-2011
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Costume-Con 28: From The Chairman - Henry Osier
  • Costume-Con 28 - The Masquerades
  • Lost Luggage: When Beadspreads Speak - Gail Wolfenden-Steib
  • Recasting the Video Masquerade - Kevin Roche
  • Archives Article #2 - The History Continues
  • ICG Help Wanted Notice (Tech Committee)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Winners: Bruce and Nora Mai
  • Quickie Steampunk Goggles - Philip Gust
  • From the President - Ann Catelli
  • BoD Meeting Minutes

Volume IX Issue 3
May-Jun 2010

  • What's Going On - Kelli Lynch
  • Note from ICG President
  • Kawa Kon - Mikhail Lynn
  • ICG Standards of Practice for Costume Competitions Requesting ICG Recognition as "International"
  • What's New? Who's New? - Kelli Lynch
  • G-Anime - Anne Marie Morin-Berard and Luci Fontaine with Maral Agnerian
  • From the Editor

Volume IX Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2010

  • The United states Army, 1917-1918: A Description of the Enlisted Man's Service Uniform - Byron P. Connell
  • The Pat and Peggy Kennedy Memorial Library - AKA "The Archives" - Bruce Mai
  • ICG Standards and Guidelines Committee - Kelli Lynch
  • The Pause Restarted: A Brief Commentary on Fan Phtotgraphy at Masquerades - Randall Whitlock
  • From the ICG President - Rob Himmelsbach
  • What is a Costume-Con - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • From the Editor

Volume IX Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2010

  • A Long Expected Party - A Gathering of Tolkien Fans (Part 1) - Kelli Lynch
  • Getting On Board the Steampunk Express - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • 6-Month Costume/Cosplay Calendar
  • From the Editor

2009

Volume VIII Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2009

  • How to Get Started: Research on Military Uniforms - Byron P. Connell
  • 6-Month Costume/Cosplay Calendar
  • From the Editor

Volume VIII Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2009

  • From the Worldcon (Masquerade results) - Patrick O'Connor and Leah R. O'Connor
  • Favorite Places to Shop
  • From the Editor - Patrick J. O'Connor
  • 6-Month Costume/Cosplay Calendar

Volume VIII Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2009

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • A Note from the Editor - Cat Robinson
  • A Farewell to HTML - Jeff Morris
  • Treasurers' Reports
  • Southwest Costumers' Guild Report - Randall Whitlock
  • St. Louis Costumers Guild Report
  • Creating Documentation - or how to make points and influence judges (Reprint) - Andrew Trembley
  • The Costumer's Library - Elephant's Breath and London Smoke by Deb Salisbury

2008

Volume VII Issue 3
Fall 2008

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Betsy Marks Delaney: 2008 Lifetime Acheivement Award Winner
  • A Note from the Editor - Cat Robinson
  • Treasurers' Reports
  • Silicon Web Chapter Report - Richard Man

Volume VII Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2008

  • President's Message
  • Editor's Message
  • ICG Officers for 2007-2008
  • ICG Annual Meeting Agenda
  • Happenings of Interest for Costumers

Volume VII Issue 1
Jan 2008

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Publication Specifications/Advertising
  • Steampunk: the Next Costuming Wave? (Part 2) An Outsider's Observations - Bruce Mai
  • ICG Treasurer's Year-End Report, 2007

2007

Volume VI Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2007

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Message from the Costume-Con Future Fashion Folio
  • A Con is Born!!! - Cindy Webb
  • Steampunk: the Next Costuming Wave? (Part 1) - Bruce Mai
  • Editors Message - Denisen Hartlove

Volume VI Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2007

  • President's Message
  • Running a Small Masquerade (part 2) - Kevin Roche
  • Mission Accomplished, Mostly (Nippon Worldcon Masquerade) - Yuichiro Sakuta
  • NASFiC Review - Bruce Mai (photos: Richard Man)

Volume VI Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2007

  • President's Message
  • Running a Small Masquerade (part 1) - Kevin Roche
  • East Meeets West, West Meets East (Nippon Worldcon) - Yuichiro Sakuta
  • Treasurer's Report
  • ICG Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
  • Editor's Message
  • Masquerade Entries and Winners (Westercon 60)

Volume VI Issue 3
May-Jun 2007

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Editor's Report - Denisen Hartlove
  • Review of Costume-con 25 Masquerades - Kevin Roche
  • News from Chapters Around the World
  • Treasurer's Report - Bruce MacDermott
  • Help Wanted: In Search of an Assistant/Successor Web Master
  • April ICG Board of Directors Minutes
  • Letters to the Editor
  • ICG Annual Meeting Minutes

Volume VI Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2007

  • Editor's Message - Denisen Hartlove
  • Documenting Historical Costumes - Deb Salisbury
  • ICG Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
  • Deb Salisbury's List of Costuming Resources
  • Treasurer's Report - Bruce MacDermott

Volume VI Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2007

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Editor's Message - Denisen Hartlove
  • ICG Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
  • (More) Chapter News From Around the World!
  • Media Recreation Costuming - Judy Mitchell
  • Tax Exempt Statue: to Exempt or Not to Exempt, That is the Question - Bruce MacDermott
  • ICG-D List Poll Results (favorite costume film)

2006

Volume V Issue 6
Nov-Dec 2006

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Editor's Message - Denisen Hartlove
  • ICG Treasurer's Report - Bruce MacDermott
  • Chapter News from Around the World!
  • Costume in Performance: a Calendar Review - Dana MacDermott
  • Take a Trip Through Textile History (review) - Trystan L Bass
  • ICG-D List Poll (gift wish list)
  • Conventions in 2007
  • Choosing a Pattern Size for a Woman's Garment - Frances Burns
  • How to Find the Bra Size You Should be Wearing - Frances Burns

Volume V Issue 5
Sep-Oct 2006

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Editor's Message - Denisen Hartlove
  • Congratualtions to Trinity Blood!
  • ICG Treasurer's Report - Bruce MacDermott
  • Photography with a Compact Digicam - Richard Man
  • ICG-D List Poll (costuming inspirations)
  • ICG BoD Meeting Minutes
  • And the Winners Were - L.A.con IV Masquerade Winners
  • Words to the Wise: a Post-Masquerade Review - Martin Jaquish

Volume V Issue 4
Jul-Aug 2006

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Editor's Message - Denisen Hartlove
  • Glitziana's Gear
  • Let's Play Dress-Up! (costuming children) - Lynne Taylor, Denisen Hartlove
  • Costume Events/Exhibits
  • Archon: A Letter of Introduction - Sheila Lenkman
  • ICG-D List Poll (childhood memories)
  • ICG Board of Director Meeting Minutes
  • CC24 Review - Bruce Mai
  • Volunteers Needed!
  • ICG Treasurer's Report - Bruce MacDermott
  • Important Note from Karen Heim (Arisia donation)

Volume V Issue 3
May-Jun 2006

  • President's Message - Nora Mai
  • Editor's Message - Denisen Hartlove
  • General Meeting Minutes
  • New ICG Fundraiser!
  • Review of the Costume-Con 24 Science Fiction and Fanstay Masquerade - Linda Wenzelberger
  • Review of the Costume-Con 24 Historical Masquerade - Kevin Roche
  • Review of the Speed Course on Fabric Manipulation Given by Jacqui Ward at the Canadian Doll Artist Association
  • Celebration Conference of 2006 - Alixandra Jordan
  • Costume Events/Exhibits Around the World
  • Future Costume-Con and Worldcon Dates and Locations
  • A Few Words About the Upcoming World Science Fiction Convention Masquerade at LA Con IV, August 23-27, 2006 Anaheim, California, U.S.A. - Martin Jaquish - Martin Jaquish
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume V Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2006

  • Farewell Message from the President - Carl Mami
  • Editor's message - Denisen Hartlove
  • Ready for the Big Time - Jay Hartlove
  • A Message from the Masquerade Director of the LA Con IV Masquerade - Martin Jaquish
  • ICG Board Meeting Minutes
  • ICG Candidate Statements (abridged)
  • How Do I Start an ICG Chapter in My Area?
  • Conventions and Other Exciting Happenings Around the World
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume V Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2006

  • Message From the President - Carl Mami
  • Editor's Notes - Denisen Hartlove
  • Guidelines Revisions Committee
  • Glue, Gunk and Stickum or How to Stick Your costume to Yourself (Reprint) - Karen Dick
  • Cosplay - Why It's the Next BIG Thing - Maura Burns
  • Conventions and Other Exciting Happenings Around the World
  • A Note From the Editor About Your Address
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

2005

Volume IV Issue 6
Dec 2005

  • ICG Guidelines for International-Level Masquerades and Competitions - Revision Committee Latest Update
  • In Memoriam: Kelly Turner
  • Message From the (Acting) Editor - Densen Hartlove
  • In Memoriam: Bobby Gear
  • Artwear Fashion and Anti-Fashion Display (cont.) - Linda Wenzelberger
  • Dressing A Galaxy: The Costumes of Star Wars (review) - Stacey Jenkins
  • Please Put a Penny in and Old Man's Hat...
  • Artwear Fashion and Anti-Fashion Display (review) - Linda Wenzelberger
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Glue (But Were Afraid to Ask) Part 3 - Charts (reprint) - Animal X, Karen Dick
  • Costume Calendar
  • Oh, What Fun We had!! (Chapter News)
  • In Memoriam: Poems
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume IV Issue 5
Oct-Nov 2005

  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Threads? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Threads! - Jeff Morris
  • Disclaimer on Adhesive Products
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Glue (But Were Afraid to Ask) Part 2 (reprint) - Animal X, Karen Dick
  • How Cool is That?!? : Traveling Exhibit on Fashion in Film: Period Costumes for the Screen
  • Costume Calendar
  • Patriot Act Requires Serious Changes to ICG and Its U.S. Chapters - Dana MacDermott
  • ICG Board Activities
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume IV Issue 4
Aug-Sep 2005

  • ICG Board Activities
  • President's Message - Carl Mami
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Glue (But Were Afraid to Ask) (reprint) - Animal X, Karen Dick
  • Costume Calendar
  • How Cool is That?!? : Traveling Exhibit on Fashion in Film: Period Costumes for the Screen
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume IV Issue 3
Jun-Jul 2005

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2005
  • How Cool is That?!? : Traveling Exhibit on Fashion in Film: Period Costumes for the Screen
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • FYI: The Interaction Masquerade
  • ICG 2005 BoD and Annual Meeting Summary and Action Items
  • Tackycon! Coming to the DC Area This Summer
  • SiW and the Editorial Committee Offer Congratulations!
  • Costume Calendar
  • Wanna Know About What Happened at CC 23?
  • ICG Board Activities
  • Margo Anderson Appears at Tinoc*coN - Donna Bates
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume IV Issue 2
Mar-May 2005

  • From the President - Carl Mami
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Tentative Meeting Agenda
  • Chapter Announcements: SLCG Anime "Crash Course" Marathon
  • Pattern-making Idea - Carolyn Kayta Barrows
  • Costume Calendar
  • ICG Board Activities
  • How Cool is That?!? : Traveling Exhibit on Fashion in Film: Period Costumes for the Screen
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume IV Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2005

  • From the President - Carl Mami
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Chapter Announcements
  • Yard Sale Success - Carole Parker
  • I Came, I Saw, I Drank (CC-23 preview)- Darla Kruger
  • Costume Calendar
  • ICG Masquerade Guidelines draft due Jan. 15, 2005
  • Favorite Places to Shop - Karen Dick
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

2004

Volume III Issue 5
Nov-Dec 2004

  • From the President - Carl Mami
  • How the Spider Spun the Silicon Web - Carole Parker, Dana MacDermott
  • Unhealthy Fashion - Anne Davenport
  • Favorite Places to Shop: Leather Working - Karen Dick
  • Costume Calendar
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Duct Tape Dummies (reprint) - Frances Burns
  • Duct Tape Goes South (fitted tights/stockings) (reprint) - Randall Whitlock
  • Impromptu Costume Survey - Bruce Hinterleitner
  • How Cool Is That?!? :Lord of the Rings Exhibit to return to U.S.A. - Houston, Indianapolis planned stops
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume III Issue 4
Sep-Oct 2004

  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Emotions and Sewing - Tonya Lehman
  • Favorite Places to Shop: Trim Beads and Buttons - Karen Dick
  • Costume Calendar
  • What's New with the Greater Bay Area Costumer's Guild - Kendra Van Cleve
  • Amateur Dressmakers, Thread Your Needles!: "A Stitch in Time" Dressmaking Competition Kicks Off
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume III Issue 3
May-Aug 2004

  • From the President - Carl Mami
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Chapter Announcements: Western Canadian Costumer's Guild, SouthPaws sub-chapter
  • Organizational Stuff: Chapter and Board Business
  • My Favorite Places to Shop: Notions and Basic Supplies - Karen Dick
  • Costume Calendar
  • The Villainous Jacket (reprint) - Randall Whitlock
  • The Dryer Trick (reprint) - Randall Whitlock
  • Adjustable Hangars? How Cool is that?!?
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume III Issue 2
Feb-Apr 2004

  • From the President - Carl Mami
  • Correction:Chicagoland Chapter website
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • 2004 ICG Annual Meeting Minutes: Summary
  • Costume Calendar
  • Restoring Bloom to Granny's Bloomers - Julia Ann Hyll
  • My Favorite Places to Shop: Fabric/Specialty Supply Stores - Karen Dick
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume III Issue 1
Nov 2003-Jan 2004

  • From the President: Today & Tomorrow: A President’s Message - Carl Mami
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • No More Broken Wings! - Tina Connell
  • My favorite Places to Shop: Fabric Stores - Karen Dick
  • Creating CostumingTips.org - Carole Parker
  • Costume Calendar
  • 2003 ICG Annual Meeting Minutes
  • Southwest Costumers' Guild to Host Suite at ConKopelli (WesterCon 57) - Randall Whitlock
  • PenguinCon Announces Masquerade - Rob Landley
  • Embossing Velvet - JoAnn Abbott
  • Hot Tip of the Quarter: Time to Unload that Friendly Plastic Stash
  • Chapter Business: 2003 ICG Annual Meeting Minutes Available Online!

2003

Volume II Issue 4
Aug-Oct 2003

  • From the President - Carl Mami
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Cosplayers Anonymous: My Thoughts on Attracting Anime Costumers to ICG Masquerades - Shanti Fader
  • Torcon 3 (61st worldcon) Masquerade Participants and Award Winners - Alixandra Jordon
  • Road Trip! - Toni Lay
  • Costume Calendar
  • Chapter Business: ICG Membership Surevey Results Available Online
  • ICG Treasurer's Report

Volume II Issue 3
May-Jul 2003

  • From the President - Carl Mami
  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • ICG Treasurer's Report
  • Luminex Report - Toni Lay
  • Cosplayers Anonymous: Attracting Anime Costumers to ICG Masquerades - Shanti Fader
  • Countdown to Torcon - Alixandra Jordan
  • Chapter Business: ICG Membership Surevey Results Available Online
  • Costume Calendar
  • ICG Web Page: threat or menance - Jeff Morris

Volume II Issue 2
Mar-Apr 2003

  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • ICG Annual Meeting
  • ICG Board Nominations
  • ICG Membership Questionnaire Online
  • ICG Treasurer's Report
  • Costume Calendar
  • Tentative ICG Meeting Agenda
  • Summary of Proposals Previously Published
  • Minutes of the 2002 Annual Meeting
  • Chapter Business: Masquerade Guidelines Revision Proposal

Volume II Issue 1
Jan-Feb 2003

  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Officer Nominations
  • Financial Look at Costumer's Quarterly
  • Chapter Business
  • Recommended Changes for the ICG (Draft Amendments) (cont. from prev. iss.)
    1. Increasing domestic ICG Membership Rates and setting International ICG Membership Rates to cover The ICG Newsletter/ICG Annual
    2. Setting a Household Membership Rate for the ICG
    3. Ceasing publication of Costumer’s Quarterly (CQ)
  • Costume Calendar
  • ICG Chapters and Dues
  • ICG Annual Meeting

2002

Volume I Issue 2
Nov-Dec 2002

  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Letters to the Editor
  • ICG Officers for 2002-2003
  • ICG Treasurer's Report
  • ICG Annual Meeting
  • Chapter Business (Draft Amendments)
    1. Amending the dues renewal date
    2. Adoption of a standard ICG Membership Application
    3. Adoption of the ICG Membership Card
    4. Creating the position of Membership Coordinator
    5. Modifying Standing Rule 5 (Membership Processing) to change the responsibilities of the chapter, Corporation Treasurers, and (possibly) Membership Coordinator
  • Costume Calendar

Volume I Issue 1
Sept-Oct 2002

  • From the Editor - Betsy R Delaney
  • Letters to the Editor
  • ICG Treasurer's Report
  • ICG Annual Meeting
  • Feature Article: Costume-Con on the Web - Betsy R Delaney
  • Last Words

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