Cleveland, OH

Book Signings


Epic Cosplay Costumes: A Step-by-step Guide to Making and Sewing Your Own Costume Designs

Kristie Good
Meet award winning artist Kristie Good (aka Karmada), author of Epic Cosplay Costumes, the ultimate guide to making and sewing your own costume designs. Meet her Saturday at the Expo, when she signs her book at 10:45 and 1:00 and commentates the Cosplay Costume Fashion Runway Show at 12:00. She’ll share insider tips for creating your own designs, from hand-sewn garments to armor made with Worbla and EVA foam, and answer questions from the audience.

Wear Your Cosplay!
If you’re a maker, wear your own Cosplay design and get FREE General Admission to the Expo on Saturday. Whether you’re a hero, heroine, villain or side-kick, come strut your stuff, have your picture taken with Kristie and enjoy a bit of Cosplay fun. You might even get a chance to walk the runway during the fashion show! A selection of Kristie's cosplay costumes will also be on display throughout the Expo.

Mountain Mist Historical Quilts: 14 Mid-Century Quilts Made New

Linda Pumphrey
What’s old is new again, in the most wonderful way! Meet Linda Pumphrey, author of the inspiring book Mountain Mist Historical Quilts – 14 Mid-Century Quilts Made New, and discover how she translated 14 traditional quilt designs into modern masterpieces. Join Linda on her informal Quilt Walk in the Display Gallery on Friday at 2:30 and Saturday at 11:00, where she’ll discuss each quilt and answer your questions. She’ll also be signing her books in the Book Nook, while supplies last, on Friday at 3:30 and Saturday at 12:00. Don’t miss this chance to discover the wonders waiting to be revealed as Mountain Mist’s collection of historical quilts is once again providing inspiration and joy for us all.

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