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Saturday, May 4 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
Patterns Lie! and Other Useful Sewing Facts

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Learning to sew can be daunting, especially if you've never had formal instruction. We're here to help! In this panel, we'll cover selecting and reading a pattern, choosing fabric, cutting, pinning, sewing, pressing, finishing hems, and more — all without complicated sewing terminology! You'll be sewing like a pro in no time. Bring your questions!

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Alena Van Arendonk

Masters-level cosplayer, costume designer, actor, "...And Sewing Is Half The Battle!"
Alena is a Masters-level cosplayer with 17 years of experience and more than 50 awards for craftsmanship and presentation. As a self-taught seamstress and craftswoman herself, she loves helping novice cosplayers learn new techniques. In addition to being a professional costume designer... Read More →

Saturday May 4, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm EDT