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Friendship Is ConFusion

Friday5:00 PM5:50 PMDressing Your Fictional WorldLeelanauThey say 'clothes make the man,' but they also make the man's physical and social world. Help our panel of writers and costumers build and dress a fictional world, and learn how you can use costume details to enhance the depth and verisimilitude of your work.Annalee Flower Horne (M), Sarah Gailey, Gail CarrigerCOSTUMING
Friday6:00 PM6:50 PMCostuming From Video Games and AnimeSaugatuckFrom anime to comic books to CGI and video games, animated worlds are full of iconic, stylish characters. But it often takes a little work to translate their costumes into the real world. Come learn how to examine your source material to choose the right fabric, colors, and construction techniques to bring your favorite animated characters to life.Cassy S., Suzette MariottiCOSTUMING
Saturday12:00 PM12:50 PMThose Who Don't Remember History Are Doomed To Wear UnitardsSaugatuckNothing dates a science fictional future faster than costumes that are just present trends taken to extremes. The costumes with the most staying power are those that draw from--and exist in conversation with--fashion's long and storied history. Costumers and costume history buffs discuss how to use our past to design the fashions of the future.Annalee Flower Horne (M), Sarah Gailey, Doreen (ANN LONG) White, Suzette MariottiCOSTUMING
Saturday4:00 PM4:50 PMGeeking up Your Personal StyleLeelanauFrom steampunk styles to Disneybounding, there are a lot of ways to let our favorite worlds and characters influence our personal style. Our panelists will talk about how to bring a little cosplay into our daily closet by picking up significant details into subtle and distinctive personal styles.Doreen (ANN LONG) White (M), Delilah S. Dawson, Vanessa Ricci-Thode, Suzette MariottiCOSTUMING
Sunday11:00 AM11:50 AMHow the **** Do I Make This???: Stump the Costume ExpertsSaugatuckA lively and popular discussion returns! Come ask a panel of experienced costumers your toughest questions about how to build oddball, unique, or just plain difficult things, from articulated wings to suits that light up when you talk.Suzette Mariotti (M), David M. Stein, Andrea Johnson, Doreen (ANN LONG) White, Suzette MariottiCOSTUMING