This very important handbook offers detailed, step by step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which continuously require skills not found in standard sewing guides) to assist even probably the most novice sewists create the costumes of their dreams. A skilled crafter and avid cosplayer, Gillian Conahan walks readers through finding inspiration online and through their fandom; shares insight into translating character art into real-world garments; and offers advice on pattern selection, alterations, fabrics, and embellishment techniques. The book also features 11 original step by step basic patterns—such as jumpsuits, jackets, and pants. It then suggests ideas for mix and matching these basics to create costumes of all styles, including superheroes, pirates, elves, school girls, and adventurers.
The Hero’s Closet is the first how-to handbook at the art of sewing for cosplay. A should-have guide for Comic Con and Halloween, it’s very important for all ambitious fans with a DIY spirit who love the idea of cosplay, but need the inspiration and technical tips on how to make an incredible costume.
Brand New Item / Unopened Product