• Salon- How to Dress Like a Gentleman, Stitch & Bitch 6/5, 7-9pm

    Beaverton Community Center

    Gentlemen (and those who dress in the male fashion)-- Need help with your Victorian, 1920's or 1930's attire for our July 20th Prohibition-era Picnic or other events? This presentation is especially for you! --- JUNE TTCG SALON- A SPECIAL PRESENTATION "How to dress like a Gentleman" WEDNESDAY EVENING 6/5, 7-9 pm Beaverton Community Center Large Community Room 12350 SW 5th St # 100, Beaverton, Oregon 97005 "How to dress like a Gentleman" (On a thrift store budget) A very short talk on men's fashion from Victorian through the 1930's by Clifford Moore Clifford will share his actual wardrobe and pieces appropriate for Victorian through the 1930's. Especially helpful for attendees of our July 20th, Portland Prohibition-Era Picnic 7/20 TTCG. All those who identify with dressing in the male fashion are encouraged to attend. Attend this talk for authentic wardrobe tips (on a thrift shop budget) for yourself or a friend! The salon will be follwed by time for Q &A, and we will discuss coming events! https://www.facebook.com/events/819964461703952/ ------ The Salon and Stitch & Bitch is our monthly gathering. Please see our event schedule on our page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ttcostumeguild/events This is a casual, monthly gathering. The meetup starts off with a short talk, demo or discussion (the Salon) given by a member, and is followed with space and company to work on your own costume projects. This is a great way to meet other costumers and share interests and learn new skills. Bring your own supplies, sewing machine ( extension cord a good idea) , and a snack to share. Coffee cups with lids strongly suggested. This event is free and open to the public. ---- June Stitch & Bitch will take place at the Sycamore Room at the Beaverton Community Center. NOTE: July 14th we will be moving to a larger space- first floor conference room 150 at the Griffith Building The Griffith is the Beaverton City building off Beaverton-Hillsdale and Hwy 217, where the police station and court is and near the Goodwill. There is Ki Coffee Shop, and a noodle palce nearby! ----- Would you be willing to give a short demo, a talk or show off a project you have made? A projector is available if you have a slide show to share. Presentation length can range from 30 minutes to about 2-3 hours if hands on. You do NOT need to be an expert, just share your research and projects! Think of it as Show and Tell...We are a friendly group. Contact Lorien Fletcher to volunteer for a Salon! ----- More About TTCG: The mission of the Time Travelers Costume Guild is to encourage and facilitate the study, appreciation, creation and wearing of costumes as an art form. Our public group discussion page is here. See photo albums for pics of past events: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pdxttcostumers/photos/?filter=albums Our event listings can be found on our official FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ttcostumeguild/events Our resale group of pre-owned costumes and fabric & sewing supplies; Please read the pinned post for group rules: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pdx2ndhandrose/ MEMBERSHIP: Annual membership dues ($25./$15.) paid by our members, act as a "kickstarter" support this community and pay for copies, materials, snacks, our annual member party, post office box, venue rental, etc. NEW Membership Form (change contact info): https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGnEmDkBNf9AsHIeqp1frAj7GCZs4D1diJXbA4t04ZzMD8Mg/viewform PAYMENT: https://squareup.com/store/time-travelers-costume-guild

  • Portland Prohibition Era Picnic 7/20

    Peninsula Park Rose Garden

    Join Time Travelers Costume Guild for our Portland Prohibition Era (1840's-1933) Picnic. WHAT: Pack an elegant picnic luncheon, don your Sunday best historical attire (Victorian-1930's) and join us! Stroll the lovely grounds of Peninsula Park's Rose Gardens after sharing some nosh. Join in lawn, card and board games. Have your photo taken in Jeff's 1920 Model T Ford. Are you WET or DRY? Attendees will be encouraged to show their support for or against alcohol prohibition. Choose a button, a picket sign and let your voice be heard! We'll supply the FREE lemonade! Glass mugs available with $1. donation. BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle)- wine and beer only please - no bathtub gin allowed! FREE for TTCG members and friends ATTIRE: We encourage you to dress within the time period period of alcohol prohibition in Oregon (1840's-1933). Victorian, Edwardian, 1920's, through 1930's attire is all good! Costume admired, never required. Please do your best to wear historically inspired attire- no jeans and T-shirts please. Costuming links will be provided in the invite discussion. WHERE: Peninsula Park (at North Rosa Parks Blvd, & North Albina) was Portland's first rose garden. This 1916 Edwardian gem is spectacular with fountain, pavillions, stairways, gazebo, and rose gardens which make for wonderful photo ops! Find us at the heptagon (seven sided) picnic shelter, right off North Albina Avenue, south of the Community Center- Picnic Shelter "A". Family Friendly. There is a water feature area and a children's play area nearby BRING: Picnic Basket Your own plates, cups, silverware Picnic Fare to share at the Potluck Centerpiece/Flowers- There will be a prize for the best one! Board Games, Lawn Games, Cards Parasol or hat BYOB- wine or beer only (lemonade provided) NOTE: This is a leave no trace event. Please be prepared to take home your own garbage. TABLES: White tablecloths will be provided for the seven large picnic tables arranged around the edges of the shelter. If you would prefer to bring your own linens, table and chairs, there is plenty of room. There is also space on the grass, for your blanket and basket if you prefer. EASTSIDE DISTiLLERY TASTING PARTY RAFFLE: Enter to win a private tasting party for 10 at Portland's Eastside Distillery-- makers of Burnside Bourbon and more. Raffle tickets available at the event. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: "Prohibition Picnics" were popular family friendly events held by Temperance organizations throughout the country, from the mid- 1800's through 1920 when the 18th Ammendment went into effect. Orators for and against "Demon Rum" were often featured as well as speeches by Abolishionists, and for Women's Suffrage. ABOUT US: TTCG: Time Travelers Costume Guild Group is an 70 member, 501c3 non-profit. We hold costume events in the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, WA Metro area. We are multi-genre cosplayers, and costumers who explore fantasy, historical, vintage and creative thrift shop costuming. We host costumed events, DIY and how to costuming workshops, and themed parties. We are a branch of the International Costumers Guild, Inc. We have a Facebook Page where we list our upcoming events: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ttcostumeguild/events