If you love to cosplay and want to sew your own costumes but don’t know where to start, this is the master class for you! First premiered for Metaverse Anime Week, experienced seamstress and cosplayer Jedimanda guides you through starting to create your own garments, including the kit you'll need, choosing fabrics, using patterns and how to modify existing items for your projects. The series completed with a live Q&A where jedimanda answered questions from the stream chat.
You can find all the episodes on our YouTube channel
- Part 1: Your sewing kit & starting on a machine
In the first part of our Master class series we look at the basic sewing skills and equipment every cosplayer should have in their tool kit and how to get started with a sewing machine.
- Part 2: How to use sewing patterns
Sewing patterns are an essential tool for any cosplay sewer! In part 2 Jedimanda breaks down commercial sewing patterns and demystifies the parts and information they contain so you can make the most of them for your project.
- Part 3: How to choose fabrics
Not sure which fabric would work best for your costume? Jedimanda breaks down different fabric types and what to look for when choosing fabrics for a project.
- Part 4: Modifying tips and tricks
Sometimes making a new garment from scratch doesn't fit your budget or just doesn't make sense for the character. In the final part of our beginner master class Jedimanda gives an insight on how to modify existing garments to improve your cosplay.
- Part 5: Q&A
Jedimanda answered fan questions live, giving extra advice for their projects and more helpful tips