Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 36: Carnival of Wonders, May 27 - 30, 2022 Missoula, Montana

Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak)

MisCon 36 MisCon Staff

Lynn, or Lil Snik Snak graduated with a major in Costume Design and Technology. She often jokes that costuming is her only life skill but also has hobbies in poetry, history, fashion, and performing. Snak proudly invites everyone to follow and join Zootown Tea and Missoula Cosplayers to get in on the Missoula costuming scene! For more details or to ask questions about cosplay feel free to ask her in person at Miscon!

Lynn, or Lil Snik Snak started sewing around 14 years ago and graduated with a major in Costume Design and Technology. She often jokes that costuming is her only life skill but also has hobbies in poetry, history, fashion, and performing. Since graduating she has seen a whirlwind of of sewing experience from professional theater to local commissions, to her own competition pieces! Snak's main priority though is to help create events and gatherings to bring the costuming community together and welcome new members. Snak is proud to be a leader in the Zootown Tea and Missoula Cosplayer groups and would love to invite everyone to join! For more details or to ask questions about cosplay or the Missoula scene feel free to ask her in person at Miscon!

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 4:50 PM, Intro to Sewing, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak), Katie Rhodes

    A make and take demo where we will make dice bags and learn basic hand sewing skills. 2hr panel everything will be supplied by panel runner and audience gets to take their dice bag home!

  • Break Fri 4:50 - Sat 11:00
  • panel Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Cosplay Measurements, Rocket Tent (1)
    Panelists: Diz Fai, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak), Katie Rhodes

    Bust, waist, hips, oh my! Everything with costumes starts with knowing your measurements and in this panel we’ll walk you through how to take them properly. You’ll get to walk away with a handy dandy sheet with the most important ones written down so you can start your shopping, commissioning, and sewing adventures!!

  • panel Sat Noon - 12:50 PM, Patterning 101, Rocket Tent (1)
    Panelists: Diz Fai, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak), Katie Rhodes

    So you want to make a pattern from scratch? This panel is a continuation of the measurements panel. We'll be taking the measurements sheet we made and demoing how it can be used to create a base shirt pattern that can use again and again!

  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Costume Contest 101, Monster Tent (1)
    Moderator: Erika Noble (Eekie); Panelists: Cosplaimee , Chris Blazer, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Cosplayers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend this informational panel about MisCon's Costume Contest. We'll review how to enter the contest, what to expect during judging, and how to present your costume to the adoring public. We'll then cover some basic advice for all cosplayers to help make the costume contest and presentation easy and fun.

  • Break Sat 1:50 - Sat 5:00
  • panel Sat 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Historical Costuming, Monster Tent (1)
    Panelists: Diz Fai, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak)

    Who doesn’t want to look like they just stepped out of a gorgeous historical painting? This panel will go over how to do research so you can live your Bridgerton dreams!

  • Break Sat 5:50 - Sun 1:00
  • panel Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Cosplay Makeup, Rocket Tent (1)
    Panelists: Mackenzie Bryant, Diz Fai, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak)

    Cosplay & Theatre share many things, & the five-foot rule is one of them. Learn how adjust your costume for stage distances, & then update your makeup routine so that even the back row can admire your skills.

  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Costume Contest: Novice, Patio Tent (1)
    Moderator: Erika Noble (Eekie); Panelists: Cosplaimee , Chris Blazer, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak)

    Contestants in the Novice Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Costume Contest: Journeyman, Patio Tent (1)
    Moderator: Erika Noble (Eekie); Panelists: Cosplaimee , Chris Blazer, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak)

    Contestants in the Journeyman Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Costume Contest: Master, Patio Tent (1)
    Moderator: Erika Noble (Eekie); Panelists: Cosplaimee , Chris Blazer, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak)

    Contestants in the Master Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Sun 6:00
  • panel Sun 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Contest, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Cosplaimee , Chris Blazer, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    MisCon's Costume Contest! Participants will show off their costumes and awards will be given for the best as well as the winners in each category. MisCon's own Lacy Zee will emcee the event, so get ready to have fun and be entertained!

  • Break Sun 6:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Patterning for your Costume, Ballroom C
    Panelists: Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Jessa-Kate), Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak), Katie Rhodes

    Wondering how to get started patterning your own costumes or clothing? Drafting from start to finish or even doing a bit of ‘frankenpatterning’ can be a feat in itself. Come learn some techniques and resources for getting starting in this wonderful world of costume patterning

  • panel Mon Noon - 12:50 PM, Tea Party!, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Lynn Martyn (LilSnikSnak)

    Zootown Tea has been blessed to have so many successful seasons because of our wonderful community! We wouldn’t exist without you and to express our love and admiration we’re throwing a small thank you party! There will be swag, thank you prizes, and a beautiful slide show of all our memories. If you’ve never been to a Zootown Tea this will also be a great time to learn about our season schedule, who we are, and what we're about!!