Linus Lam Network News
convention coverage report of
Welcome to another edition
of Linus Lam Network News for 2012! This news report covers our trip
to Costume-con 2012 for a huge weekend of costume enjoyment and
a whole lot more! Held at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, Arizona
over the weekend of May 11-14, Costume-con 2012 saw lots of attendees ready to
educate themselves with a bunch of
dedicated artists, costuming events, and plenty of opportunities to hang
out with fellow costuming fans. Our exciting trip to Costume-con 2012 starts here! Coverage you can count on, here at Linus Lam
|Highlights: Various live programming events kept the attendees well-covered throughout the weekend.
Big events included Future Fashion Folio and Show, Historical Masquerade,
Science Fiction and Fantasy Masquerade, and more. Panels and Events
included Steampunk, Costumes of the Wild West, Native American beadwork,
Creating and Keeping in character, Presentation, Gaijin to Geisha, Kimono
Dressing, Dye Techniques, Physics of Pleating, Fun with Thermoplastics,
Transporting Large Props, Airbrushing, Cosplay Wigs, Fashion History,
Going Pro, How to Build a Guild, Armor as a Fashion, Scaled Patterns,
Needle Felting, Tols and Gadgets, Bellydance Bra, Working with Fur,
Drafting an Underbust Corset Pattern, Historical Costume Documentation,
Lifecasting, Costume Horror Stories, Furry Costumes, Exotic Materials for
Costuming, Beading on Fabric, Costuming Special Effects, Shibori, Russian
Costumes, and more.
This year's trip to Costume-con
saw lots of inspired costumes from numerous genres. Chart-topping displays for this year included
designs and recreations from Victorian era, Future Fashion, SteamPunk, and
Please check out more costume photo coverage from our Costume-con stock convention archives!
|Miscellaneous: From Art Shows to casual conversations with esteemed costumers, shopping inside the Dealers Hall to costuming events, you can always find something to do at Costume-con.|
Be sure to visit the next Costume-con!
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