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Friday, November 10 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Best Resources for Historical Costuming
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What books, pattern companies, and websites out there have the clearest and most detailed explanations of the information you need to create period-accurate (or period-facsimile) designs? How do you find the specialty fabrics and notions necessary to really feel like you've done the job right?

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Lisa Ashton

Lisa Ashton is a SF/Fantasy/Historical costumer living in Harpers Ferry, WV. At Philcon 2010 she and Sandy Swank won BIS wtih "The Letter", a re-creation of the famous Civil War letter written by Sullivan Ballou to his wife Sarah early in the war. She has also done a humorous but... Read More →
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Diane Kovalcin

Diane Kovalcin is a long-time costumer, competing in both Science Fiction and Historical masquerades, a quilter and fan fiction writer. She also loves Star Wars and the BBC tv show Merlin - just ask her (or better yet, don't ask as she won't shut up about it).
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Sarah Sanders

Sarah's costuming journey runs in a straight line from reenactment to LARPing to the convention costuming circuit. She likes to work on a new skill or try a new material for every new con season, and recently leveled up to the Master division.


Friday November 10, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Plaza VI