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Friday, February 12 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ask the Costuming Experts

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If you’re a beginner who is unsure where to start or you’re an intermediate cosplayer who hit a roadblock in a project, this is the panel for you. Our experts want to share tips and tricks gained from many years of designing, sewing, and constructing cosplays. No question is too simple or too difficult to share with our panel!

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Jenny Ketcham

I've been costuming for a living, both for theater and for clients for the past twenty years or so...gosh, does time fly! I've worked for the Shakespeare Theatre in DC and now do costume and wardrobe work for the local union while occasionally doing custom projects. But the fun stuff is always for Doctor Who! River Song is my hero, and my primary cosplay is her heretofore unsung larger twin, Ocean Sonata. You didn't think Madame Kovarian... Read More →
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Johanna Mead

Walking to Canterbury
Itinerant costumer, writer and ailurophile. Moderator of doctorwhocosplay.com, contributor to "Chicks Dig Time Lords", overseer of fabricforcosplayers.com and expatriate Brit. Currently in the Pacific northwest.
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Stephen Prescott

A Mad Man with a Box Podcast
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Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche has been making costumes since he was 8 (and has the photographic evidence to prove it!). He was honored with the International Costumers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. In his secret identity as a research scientist at IBM's Almaden Research Center, he's hard at work wrangling giant robot vacuum chambers and electrons in the growing field of spintronics. Kevin and his husband Andy Trembley set out in 2002 to bring... Read More →

Friday February 12, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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