Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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

Katie Rhodes

MisCon 36 Panel Volunteer

I am the owner of DigiKat Cosplay in Missoula MT.  I have been cosplaying for over 20 years.  I love all areas of cosplay spanning numerous fandoms, especially the underdogs.

I am the owner of DigiKat Cosplay in Missoula MT. I have been cosplaying for over 20 years. I love all areas of cosplay spanning numerous fandoms, especially the underdogs.

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!

  • Break Sat 12:50 - Sat 2:00
  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Intro to Cosplay: Creating Your Own Costume, Patio Tent (1)
    Panelists: John Barba, James Hayes, Erika Noble (Eekie), Katie Rhodes

    In this panel we will discuss how to get started in cosplay. We will show you how to turn everyday items into cosplay masterpieces. We'll talk about patterns (using and making them), and common materials like fabrics, EVA foam, Worbla, 3D printed plastic, leather, old stop signs, etc.

  • game Sat 3:00 - 4:50 PM, Princess Bride: Mistaken Identity, Table: 11 Room: Madison Room
    GM(s): Katie Rhodes

    You are part of a troupe of circus performers, on your way to Florin City. Prince Humperdink in engaged to be married to the beautiful Buttercup, and your troupe is hoping for a space to perform during the wedding celebrations. Excitement and celebration is in the air, a royal wedding on the horizon, and plenty of coin to be made. Go forth and seek your fame and fortune.

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun Noon
  • moderator Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Cosplaying with LEDs, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Katie Rhodes; Panelists: Tyler Dwernychuk (xzkard Cosplay), Lily Oliver

    Light up your cosplay! Anything from installing fairy lights to soldering your own gear and adding nifty programming, we are here to answer your questions and talk about building with electronics!

  • Break Sun 12:50 - 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