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Friday, November 8
 

1:00pm

Stitch and Bitch - Friday
Yarn, hand-sewing, and chatter. A quiet place to stitch and bitch.


Friday November 8, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sellwood

2:00pm

How Did You Make THAT?
Making costumes out of non-standard materials


Friday November 8, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sellwood

3:00pm

Beading Basics
Learn the basics of beadwork and when to use it in costuming


Friday November 8, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sellwood

4:00pm

Pattern Crunching
How do I get a good fit from a commercial pattern?


Friday November 8, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sellwood

5:00pm

Building a Costuming Character
Learn how to develop a character that's real and believable


Friday November 8, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sellwood

5:00pm

Reenactment Groups
Why are they so popular and how do you find out about them?


Friday November 8, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lincoln

6:00pm

Costuming for the Sewing Impaired
Can't sew a straight seam to save your soul? You can still assemble, pin, staple, and hot-glue your way to a fabulous outfit without touching a sewing machine


Friday November 8, 2013 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sellwood

6:00pm

Fabrics: Proper Choices & Embellishments
Know what fabric to use on a 16th century Spanish gown? Doing aerial somersaults in it? Want the fabric to look more regal? This is the panel for you.


Friday November 8, 2013 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lincoln

6:00pm

Watch the Birdie! Posing for Photographers
How to get the best from your costume photos. How to pose for the best pictures.


Friday November 8, 2013 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hawthorne

7:00pm

8:00pm

Costume or Fetishwear?
Drawing the line and crossing it. Want to wear your kinky duds at a convention but make them more SF/Fantasy? How to spice up your regular convention wear with a touch of the off-beat.


Friday November 8, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Sellwood
 
Saturday, November 9
 

9:00am

Stitch and Bitch - Saturday
Yarn, hand-sewing, and chatter. A quiet place to stitch and bitch.


Saturday November 9, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am
Sellwood

10:00am

Budget Costuming
Costuming on the cheap. Cheap sources; cheap materials that don't look it; techniques that make inexpensive materials look fabulous.


Saturday November 9, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Sellwood

11:00am

99 Cent Costume Workshop
Iron Chef costuming on a budget. Themed. Win prizes.


Saturday November 9, 2013 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sellwood

12:00pm

Getting Your Wishes From the Sewing Genie
Sue will demonstrate sewing machine and serger techniques, and show how to use specialty feet and accessories

Panelists

Saturday November 9, 2013 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Mult/Holl

1:00pm

Frankenpatterning
Need a pattern to make that cool new costume? Maybe you can use pieces you already have. Learn tricks and tips for what kinds of patterns to choose, how to manipulate them, and how to put the pieces together as a garment.


Saturday November 9, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sellwood

2:00pm

Who is the fairest of them all? What's with once upon a time? Fairy Tale Costuming
Discussion of fairy tale costuming. What materials to use. Recreation or individual interpretation?


Saturday November 9, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sellwood

3:00pm

Under Cover: How to Achieve the Correct Silhouette
How to achieve the correct historical silhouettes; undergarments for both men and women e.g. corsets, waist-cinchers, padding, bustles, petticoats, etc.


Saturday November 9, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sellwood

4:00pm

Dead Cosmetic Work Shop: Magnolia Balm of 1899
Resurrect a dead cosmetic with Kim Damio of Portland Black Lipstick Company! Participants will learn how to create a liquid powder cosmetic using historically accurate ingredients. While a specific recipe for Magnolia Balm will be the focus of the workshop, variations in color and fragrance will also be possible. Materials will be supplied. Participants limited to 20.

Moderators
Saturday November 9, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sellwood

5:00pm

Intro to Steampunk
Learn the basics of creating the steampunk look in daily wear, as well as full on costumes. Topics include tips for assembling outfits from found items, sewing suggestions for creating your own pieces, and prop building.


Saturday November 9, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sellwood

6:00pm

Steampunk Prop-making
Some of the technical conceits and tropes of clockwork, spring, lighter-than-air and steam-driven thingies that populate steampunk. More fun gadgets, real and made-up, than you can shake a parasol or cane at.


Saturday November 9, 2013 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Morrison
 
Sunday, November 10
 

9:00am

Stitch and Bitch - Sunday
Yarn, hand-sewing, and chatter. A quiet place to stitch and bitch.

Moderators


Sunday November 10, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am
Sellwood

10:00am

Belly Dance Costuming
How to make a belly dance outfit. Where to find patterns, fabrics and trims; what sewing techniques to use.


Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Hawthorne

10:00am

Foundation Construction
Construction techniques for hoops, bustles and corsets.


Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Ross Island

10:00am

Pure Fantasy Costuming
How to create fantasy characters out of your head.


Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Sellwood

11:00am

Costuming in Close-up: Sweating the Details
Small scale details, finishing touches, delicate work for close-up effects


Sunday November 10, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sellwood

11:00am

Headdresses and Hats
The "tops" of costumes and how to choose the right one for your costume


Sunday November 10, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ross Island

12:00pm

Costuming for the Middle-Aged Fan
Sewing for the physique you have. Costuming for your form; tips and tricks.


Sunday November 10, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sellwood

1:00pm

Costuming from Books and Pictures
How to read a description, or look at a picture, and turn it into a 3D costume


Sunday November 10, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sellwood

2:00pm

Costume Exchange
Bring costumes, fabric, patterns, accessories, which are taking up needed space. Exchange for new-to-you costumes, fabric, patterns and accessories.


Sunday November 10, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sellwood