Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 38: the Dark Forest, May 24 - 27, 2024 Missoula, Montana

Elizabeth Shaw

MisCon 38 Panel Volunteer

Elizabeth has been sewing since her cloverbud days in 4-H. In college she started working seasonally for the Missoula Children’s Theater, where she learned pattern manipulation, draping, drafting, and costume history. Elizabeth has been full time at the theater for 6 years.

Elizabeth has been sewing since her cloverbud days in 4-H. In college she started working seasonally for the Missoula Children’s Theater, where she learned pattern manipulation, draping, drafting, and costume history. Elizabeth has been full time at the theater for 6 years.

Elizabeth’s other interests include vocal performance, which she earned her bachelor’s degree in from the University of Montana in 2014. She has performed for Montana Lyric Opera, UM Opera Theater, Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville, Missoula Community Theater and the Missoula Symphony Chorale.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 5:50 PM, Intro to Sewing, Patio Tent (2)
    Panelists: Katie Pak, Kelsey Rocheleau (Small Maus), Elizabeth Shaw

    Learn basic hand sewing skills and take home your own dice bag! Join us for a guided craft session with sewing experts and printed instructions. Learn how to wield a needle like an expert! Tools and notions are supplied.

  • Break Fri 5:50 - Sat 11:00
  • panel Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Costume and Cosplay Measurements, Fairy Tent (4)
    Panelists: Elizabeth Shaw

    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!!

  • Break Sat 11:50 - Sat 4:00
  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Lighting Things On Fire, What is Your Fabric Made Of?, Fairy Tent (4)
    Moderator: Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo); Panelists: Kelsey Rocheleau (Small Maus), Elizabeth Shaw, Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo)

    Wanna know what your fabric is made of?
    Light it on fire!
    This panel will take a look at different fabrics, what they're made of, how to take care of them, and what projects they're best used for.

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 11:00
  • panel Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Cosplay 101, Rocket Tent (3)
    Moderator: Katie Pak; Panelists: Jinx Chadwick, Desirée Greystone, Katie Pak, Elizabeth Shaw

    Do you love cosplay but starting baffles you? Come learn where to shop, get tutorial, and more hot tips!

  • Break Sun 11:50 - Mon 10:00
  • panel Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Making Friends with Your Sewing Machine, Phoenix Ballroom
    Moderator: Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo); Panelists: Kelsey Rocheleau (Small Maus), Elizabeth Shaw, Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo)

    Learn how to get started on your sewing machine and how to keep it running properly. Sewing Machines are friends not foe!