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The Hero's Closet

Sewing for Cosplay and Costuming

by Gillian Conahan

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Cosplayers rejoice!The Hero's Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes

This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which often require skills not found in standard sewing guides) to help even 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 Hero's Closet is the first how-to handbook on the art of sewing for cosplay. A must-have guide for Comic Con and Halloween, it's essential for all ambitious fans with a DIY spirit who love the idea of cosplay, but need the inspiration and technical tips to make an awesome costume.

Publication Details

Publisher:
ABRAMS
Publication Date:
2017

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read 13 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 13 MB

Gillian Conahan (Author)

Gillian Conahan is editor-in-chief of Vogue Patterns magazine, as well as a cosplayer, sewing nerd, and certifiable geek in her free time. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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