The Sick Pups New Jersey New York Costumers Guild - The Sick Pups

A Chapter of the International Costumers' Guild

2014 Events of note!

Official March Meeting Agenda
Official March Meeting Agenda (doc format)

Upcoming Pup's Meeting!

Saturday May 31, 2014
Workshop: "??"
Wyncote PA
Marcy Huston will be hosting this meeting.
Public Transport: Bus and call for pick up.

TrekTrax (Star Trek)
To be held April 25-27, 2014
Asbury Park, NJ

Zenkaikon 2014
To be held April 25-27, 2014
Lancaster, PA

NYC 19th Century Extravaganza
To be held ??, 2014
NYC, NY

Zenkaikon 2014
To be held April 25-27, 2014
Lancaster, PA

NYC 19th Century Extravaganza
To be held April ??, 2014
NYC, NY

NYC 19th Century Extravaganza
To be held April 25-27, 2014
NYC, NY

Chiller Theater (media)
To be held April 25-27, 2014
Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, NJ

Official Star Trek Con (Creation Con)
To be held April 25-27, 2014
Crowne Plaza, Cherry Hill, NJ

RavenCon 2014
To be held April 25-27, 2014
Richmond, VA

Costume-Con 32
To be held April 25-28, 2014
Sheridan Toronto Airport
Toronto, ON, Canada
Great costume convention with Sari shopping!

Marty Gear 1939-June 18, 2013 RIP
(Memories of Marty Gear)

See the Events page for more upcoming exhibits and conventions. We are constantly updating!

Click "Memories" for our pictures of past events!
Click "Exhibits" for our pictures from museum and other exhibits!

and for something completely silly:

Lisa Ashton: The 12 Steps of Costuming


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New Jersey/New York Costumers' Guild is a non-profit amateur group specializing in the educational and social nature of all aspects of costuming. Historically, we were the third group to form part of the International Costumers' Guild, Inc., founded in 1985. We hold bimonthly meetings which include business, socializing, and (usually) some sort of workshop.

Our members' interests include science ficton, fantasy, media, anime, and historical costumes. Some of our members also explore related arts, including millinery, embroidery, quilting, and more. Many of our members attend conventions, including Costume-Cons and World Science Fiction Conventions (Worldcons).

Our membership also includes technicians whose interests cover the running and support of Masquerades (theatrical costume competitions) at science fiction conventions in areas such as lighting, sound, stage management, makeup, backstage support, photography, and videography. We welcome new members!

The NJ/NY Costumers' Guild is affectionately nicknamed the Sick Pups, or (more formally) "The Sick Pups of Greater Monmouth County". While most of our members come from New Jersey, New York, or Connecticut, we have members from as far south as Georgia and as far west as Colorado. We interpret "Greater Monmouth Country" loosely and have members from all over the United States. Our mascot is Spaz (above left), the original Sick Pup.

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