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Costume-Con 26: Adventures in the Costume Continuum
ended on April 28, 2008
Registration information for future years is available on their respective websites:
  • Costume-Con 27 (Maryland):
  • Costume-Con 28 (Milwaukee, WI):
  • Costume-Con 29 (New Jersey-New York Metro area)
  • (home page for seated Costume-Cons) :
  • Costume-Con archives :
  • if you joined us, we hope you had a great time!

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    Conference Websites
    Costume-Con 25: The Hell Freezes over TourThe Official site for Costume-Con 25

    Costume-Con 27 Official Site
    Official Site for Costume-Con 27, May 1-4, 2009, in Timonium, Maryland
    Costume-Con 26 Reciprocal Organization

    Costume-Con 28 Official Site
    Official site for Costume-Con 28, May 2008, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Costume-Con 26 Reciprocal Organization
    Costume-Con.COM: The website of current and upcoming Costume-Con conferencesA portal site, managed by Karen Dick (the service mark holder of Costume-Con) and associates, to give visitors one place to find links to all extant and future Costume-Cons. Also includes access to the online Whole Costumers Catalogue, the costume-con MySpace and related links.

    Costume-Connections: The Official Web Archive for Costume-Con
    This is the official web archive for information about Costume-Con conferences past. With this comprehensive web site, you will find information about our event's history, links to other web-based resources, and places to go for costume-related events and materials.
    Costume-Con 26 Reciprocal Organization
    DunDraConDunDraCon is open to all ages and provides an exciting opportunity to game nonstop for 72 hours in your favorite games. Our focus is on social games; including RPGs, Miniatures, LARPs, Collectable Card and Miniature games, Board Games and Card Games. DunDraCon offers over 200 official games run by selected Game Masters over the 4-day weekend. We also provide Seminars, Martial Arts Demos, New Game Demos, Special Events for Kids, Dealers’ Room, an Animé Festival, Arcade, Buyers’ Bazaar, Open Gaming Rooms, and much more!

    Individual Websites
    A GentlewomanKimiko Small's Diary of Seamstry and Brodyworke. With a link to my Tudor Research images, and "Costume Myths: Busted" workshop material.
    TrystanHistorical, gothic, & fantasy costumes; related articles & links; also handouts from my Costume College classes.
    Wodeford HallHome of Saionji no Hanae's medieval Japanese and Jehanne de Wodeford's medieval European costuming (and other) projects.

    Organization Websites
    Greater Bay Area Costumers GuildThe Greater Bay Area Costumer's Guild is an organization made up of people who share an interest in recreational costuming. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, they offer a variety of activities including workshops, costume salons and costumed events. On their website you'll find information on upcoming activities, pattern reviews, costume resources, photos from past events and much more.
    Peninsula Wearable Arts GuildThe goal of PenWAG is to bring together designers of artful clothing and accessories, to expand our artistic horizons, to encourage and nurture the creativity in each of us.

    Silicon Web Costumers
    Silicon Web Costumers' Guild, the mother organization of half of the CC26 ConCom :-)

    Vendor Websites

    Costume Craze
    Costume Craze offers a wide variety of historical, theatre and traditional costumes for all occasions.
    DragonDragon's Treasure-- Solid bronze cloak clasps & solid brass bodice lacers from original designs & historic reproductions. Viking to Victorian, sterling silver & bronze jewelry cast with exquisite detail by Robert Spickard. Besides our regular catalog of delights, we offer monthly “Featured Items.”
    Elemental Illusions Fine LeatherworkCurrently dedicated to Leather Masks, the website has plenty of ideas to offer. All artwork is hand carved and hand painted. We are looking at expanding into leather armor and we are willing to do custom pieces, or just change a colour on a current piece if you would like something different. For more information, just check us out online and send us a quick email. We look forward to hearing from you! Elemental Illusions
    ImageCraft PhotoStudioImageCraft Photostudio provides on location event photography specializing in costuming events and wedding.
    Lost Coast Historical Patterns and Costume SuppliesHstorical and fantasy costuming patterns and supplies.
    Old Time PatternsSewing patterns for historically accurate reproduction clothing - all eras, from Elizabethan to Edwardian.
    The Great American Mascot is our site that features the most unique designs at the lowest prices. Do-it-yourself costume designers can find a few useful tips on out custom site, We are an craftsperson owned company, and we try to be helpful to individuals and theatrical companies that need assistance or advice in building large props or furry costumes.
    The Mantua-MakerHistorical sewing patterns especially intended for re-enactors and re-creators. Each pattern has historical information and sewing tips, plus extensive sewing directions.

    Resource Websites
    costumingtips.orgWhere costumers help other costumers with tips on construction techniques, where to find items, and a dose of humor. Plus, where you can wear some of your creations.

    Shopping Websites
    thehouseofhumor.comcostume store in redwood city

    Attraction Websites
    American Musical Theatre of San JoseMAMMA MIA! April 22-27, 2008 San Jose Center for the Performing Arts 255 Almaden Blvd. in downtown San Jose RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 8 & UP $23.00 – $73.00 Groups of 12 or more receive 10% discount: 408.453.1523 or A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 20 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives! With more productions playing internationally than any other musical, MAMMA MIA! is the World’s No.1 Show!

    Museums Websites
    San Jose Museum of Quilts and TextilesA museum devoted to quilts and textiles. Previous displays have included kimono, and a current display is on the Vietnamese Ao Dai (the long skinny dress).