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  • celefinniel
    This Victorian and Edwardian issue has articles on the plume trade, Victorian buttons, hair jewelry, a famous painting in costumes, a remembrance of SiW member
    Message 1 of 27 , Feb 18, 2011
      This Victorian and Edwardian issue has articles on the plume trade, Victorian buttons, hair jewelry, a famous painting in costumes, a remembrance of SiW member Kayta Barrows, and much more.

      To read this issue go to:

      http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 8 issue 4.

      Enjoy!

      Phil Gust
      editor
    • celefinniel
      Fantasy costuming offers plenty of challenges in this issue. Check out the articles on velvet stamping, green screen photography, paper fashions by Isabelle de
      Message 2 of 27 , May 18, 2011
        Fantasy costuming offers plenty of challenges in this issue.
        Check out the articles on velvet stamping, green screen photography,
        paper fashions by Isabelle de Borchgrave and Mardi Gras embellishment delights.

        To read this issue go to:

        http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 9 issue 1.

        Enjoy!

        Phil Gust
        editor
      • thecostumersmanifesto
        Plus an article by me on doing FX photos of Fairy costumes...
        Message 3 of 27 , May 22, 2011
          Plus an article by me on doing FX photos of Fairy costumes...
        • celefinniel
          As clothes make the man they also define the heroes and villains of history, literature and our own imaginations. Includes Real Life Costumed Crusaders,
          Message 4 of 27 , Feb 18, 2012
            As "clothes make the man" they also define the heroes and villains of history, literature and our own imaginations. Includes Real Life Costumed Crusaders, making the Godzilla costume, and a lesson on costuming for heroes and villains.

            http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 9 issue 4.

            Enjoy!

            Phil Gust
            editor
          • celefinniel
            This issue explores elements of costuming, accessories and related culture that are quintessentially American. Includes Native American Attire, What Lizzie
            Message 5 of 27 , May 27, 2012
              This issue explores elements of costuming, accessories and related culture that are quintessentially American. Includes Native American Attire, What Lizzie Borden Wore, and the Eisenhower Jacket's Influence on Fashion.

              To read your issue go to:

              http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 10 issue 1.

              Enjoy!

              Phil Gust
              editor
            • celefinniel
              This issue celebrates the costumes and costume designers of Broadway and Hollywood. Highlights include replicating Cyd Charisse s iconic green dress,
              Message 6 of 27 , Aug 27, 2012
                This issue celebrates the costumes and costume designers of Broadway and Hollywood. Highlights include replicating Cyd Charisse's iconic green dress, Cleopatra's Phoenix cape and Costuming for body types.

                http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 10 issue 2.

                Enjoy!

                Phil Gust
                editor
              • celefinniel
                This issue explores many aspects of the supernatural and the opportunities they present for creative costuming. Articles cover Creature from the Black Lagoon,
                Message 7 of 27 , Nov 25, 2012
                  This issue explores many aspects of the supernatural and the opportunities they present for creative costuming. Articles cover Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Haunted Mansion, and costuming Make-up and Special Effects.

                  http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 10 issue 3.

                  Enjoy!

                  Phil Gust
                  editor
                • celefinniel
                  This issue explores some of the more unusual aspects of technologies used in the costumer s art from useful devices to truly wacky inventions.
                  Message 8 of 27 , Feb 27, 2013
                    This issue explores some of the more unusual aspects of technologies used in the costumer's art from useful devices to truly wacky inventions.

                    http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 10 issue 4.

                    Enjoy!

                    Phil Gust
                    editor
                  • celefinniel
                    This issue explores how costumers organize their workspaces,projects and materials. http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current
                    Message 9 of 27 , May 31, 2013
                      This issue explores how costumers organize their workspaces,projects and materials.

                      http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 11 issue 1.

                      Enjoy!

                      Phil Gust
                      editor
                    • celefinniel
                      This issue provides a gentle introduction to the Furry fandom and fursuit costuming. http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current
                      Message 10 of 27 , Aug 31, 2013
                        This issue provides a gentle introduction to the Furry fandom and fursuit costuming. http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.   Choose Volume 11 issue 2. Enjoy! Phil Gust editor
                      • celefinniel
                        Step back to the romantic age of the Georgian and Regency periods! http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume
                        Message 11 of 27 , Nov 26, 2013
                          Step back to the romantic age of the Georgian and Regency periods!

                          http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.  
                          Choose Volume 11 issue 3.

                          Enjoy!

                          Phil Gust
                          editor
                        • celefinniel
                          Hats Off! Celebrate the many forms of hats and headgear, from historical to fantasy and sci-fi. Visit http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer,
                          Message 12 of 27 , Feb 28, 2014
                            Hats Off!  Celebrate the many forms of hats and headgear, from historical to fantasy and sci-fi.

                            Visit http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.   Choose Volume 11 issue 4.

                            Enjoy!
                            Phil Gust
                            editor
                          • celefinniel
                            Delve into the costuming for one of the most popular sci-fi/fantasy series ever: Doctor Who! To read your issue go to: http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select
                            Message 13 of 27 , Jun 1, 2014
                              Delve into the costuming for one of the most popular sci-fi/fantasy series ever: Doctor Who!

                              To read your issue go to:
                              http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue
                              Select the Community issue, Volume 12 issue 1.

                              Enjoy!
                              Phil Gust
                              editor


                            • celefinniel
                              Celebrate the magic of the Wonderful World of Disney Costuming! http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. Choose Volume 12
                              Message 14 of 27 , Aug 27, 2014
                                Celebrate the magic of the Wonderful World of Disney Costuming!

                                http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.  
                                Choose Volume 12 issue 2.

                                Enjoy!

                                Phil Gust
                                editor
                              • celefinniel
                                Embellishment and Wearable Arts, incorporating unusual materials and construction techniques to provide costumers with new avenues for creativity.
                                Message 15 of 27 , Nov 29, 2014
                                  Embellishment and Wearable Arts, incorporating unusual materials and construction techniques to provide costumers with new avenues for creativity.
                                   
                                  http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.  Choose Volume 12 issue 3.

                                  Enjoy!

                                  Phil Gust
                                  editor


                                • celefinniel
                                  Odds & Ends, featuring in-depth articles by some amazing authors on range of topics -- a potpourri to inspire you during the winter season.
                                  Message 16 of 27 , Feb 25, 2015
                                    Odds & Ends, featuring in-depth articles by some amazing authors on range of topics -- a potpourri to inspire you during the winter season.


                                    http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.  Choose Volume 12 issue 4.


                                    Enjoy!

                                    Philip Gust
                                    Editor, The Virtual Costumer


                                  • celefinniel
                                    The Virtual Costumer Volume 13 Issue 1 Gods & Men, featuring costumes worn by the gods themselves, by their acolytes and by those who worship them is now
                                    Message 17 of 27 , May 31, 2015
                                      The Virtual Costumer Volume 13 Issue 1 Gods & Men, featuring costumes worn by the gods themselves, by their acolytes and by those who worship them is now available.

                                      http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue. 
                                      Choose Volume 13 issue 1.

                                      Enjoy!

                                      Phil Gust
                                      editor


                                    • celefinniel
                                      Dressing for the Great War featurs articles on clothing worn by the military, civilians, members of volunteer organizations and heroines of the silver
                                      Message 18 of 27 , Aug 30, 2015
                                        "Dressing for the Great War" featurs articles on clothing worn by the military, civilians, members of volunteer organizations and heroines of the silver screen.

                                        http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.  Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.

                                        Enjoy!

                                        Phil Gust
                                        editor


                                      • celefinniel
                                        Volume 13 Issue 3, August 2015 - Community Issue The Wild West features articles on cowboy hats, the history of blue jeans, out of this world chaps, and
                                        Message 19 of 27 , Nov 25, 2015
                                          Volume 13 Issue 3, August 2015 - Community Issue

                                          "The Wild West" features articles on cowboy hats, the history of blue jeans, out of this world chaps, and costuming icons of the old west.

                                          http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.
                                          Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.

                                          Enjoy!

                                          Phil Gust
                                          editor
                                        • celefinniel
                                          Wings! features a year-end chapter update, plus articles on making wings for a high school Midsummer Night s Dream, a Victorian Secret fashion show,
                                          Message 20 of 27 , Feb 28, 2016
                                            "Wings!" features a year-end chapter update, plus articles on making wings for a high school Midsummer Night's Dream, a "Victorian Secret" fashion show, Cleopatra's "Entrance to Rome," a Royal Hawaiian Featherwork exhibition and pneumatic articulated wings.

                                            To read the issue go to:
                                            http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.
                                            Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.


                                            Enjoy!

                                            Phil Gust
                                            editor


                                          • celefinniel
                                            Volume 14 issue 1 The Art of the Masquerade features articles on the many aspects of preparing for, performing in, and running costume competitions that
                                            Message 21 of 27 , May 29, 2016

                                              Volume 14 issue 1


                                              "The Art of the Masquerade" features articles on the many aspects of preparing for, performing in, and running costume competitions that combine presentation, workmanship, and documentation into a unique artform.


                                              To read the issue go to:

                                              http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.

                                              Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.



                                              Enjoy!


                                              Phil Gust

                                              editor



                                            • celefinniel
                                              A new community issue of Virtual Costumer is on line! Polynesian Apparel” looks at the traditional clothing of the people of the Polynesian islands, from
                                              Message 22 of 27 , Aug 31, 2016
                                                A new community issue of Virtual Costumer is on line!

                                                "Polynesian Apparel” looks at the traditional clothing of the
                                                people of the Polynesian islands, from the Maori of New Zealand to the ceremonial
                                                dress of Hawai'i. The apparel of the many islands of the central and southern Pacific
                                                present new opportunities for costumers to explore these cultures through their dress.

                                                To read the issue go to:
                                                http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.
                                                Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.


                                                Enjoy!

                                                Phil Gust
                                                editor


                                              • celefinniel
                                                Hair, Hairstyles and Accessories shares the many ways that historical costumers as well as those in scifi, fantasy, anime, and other genres, use hair,
                                                Message 23 of 27 , Nov 26, 2016

                                                  "Hair, Hairstyles and Accessories" shares the many ways that historical costumers as well as those in scifi, fantasy, anime, and other genres, use hair, hairstyles, and hair accessories to accentuate their costumes. 


                                                  To read the issue go to:

                                                  http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.

                                                  Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.


                                                  Enjoy!


                                                  Phil Gust

                                                  editor


                                                • celefinniel
                                                  “Labours of Love” features some costumers who enjoy pushing the envelope, and some amazing costuming projects that are truly labours of love. To read the
                                                  Message 24 of 27 , Feb 28

                                                    “Labours of Love” features some costumers who enjoy pushing the envelope, and some amazing costuming projects that are truly labours of love. 


                                                    To read the issue go to:

                                                    http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.

                                                    Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.


                                                    Enjoy!


                                                    Phil Gust

                                                    editor


                                                  • kathe.gust
                                                    “Props and Costume FX focuses on the art and practice of making props and creating special effects to add an extra spark or a look of authenticity to
                                                    Message 25 of 27 , May 31

                                                      “Props and Costume FX" focuses on the art and practice of making props and creating special effects to add an extra spark or a look of authenticity to costumes and their presentation.

                                                      To read the issue go to:
                                                      http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.
                                                      Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.

                                                      Enjoy!

                                                      Phil Gust
                                                      editor


                                                    • kathe.gust
                                                      “Summer Magic explores new and interesting materials and techniques that will be useful when planning and creating costumes for the seasons ahead. To read
                                                      Message 26 of 27 , Aug 31

                                                        “Summer Magic" explores new and interesting materials and techniques that will be useful when planning and creating costumes for the seasons ahead. 


                                                        To read the issue go to:


                                                        http://www.SiWCostumers.org and select Virtual Costumer, then Current Issue.

                                                        Look for the Community issue on the lower half of the page.


                                                        Want to read the current member's issue?  Join Silicon Web Costumers now at:

                                                         http://www.siwcostumers.org/join.html


                                                        Enjoy!


                                                        Phil Gust

                                                        editor



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