I just found about this today. Anyone around the St Louis MO area.
1 Gateway Dr, Collinsville, IL 62234
All day event .
Creating costume and historical clothing. Beginner to Pro.http://midwestcostumeacademy.com
Some highlights that are of interest to furries;
Foam smithing 101. Making armor and accessories out of EVA foam.
Cosplay lighting. Integrating LED into costume design.
Mascot cosplay. Letís see what they got.
No sew cosplay. Just what it says.
Lots of sewing panels.
Hope to see ya there!