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  • Getting exactly the look you want and achieving knock-out special effects can be as simple as weathering or painting on fabric, but strategically damaging or adding paint to your costume can be intimidating - what if you get it wrong?! Many cosplayers are adept at sewing up costumes but have no idea how to add details and effects that help tell a story. Marquise Cubey (Julianna Franchini), a veteran cosplayer and industry expert, demystifies paint, tools, and techniques to help you add fabric painting and weathering to your arsenal of costume effects!

Learn how to manipulate paint on fabric and add weathering to your arsenal of costume effects
Create special effects like metal, dirt, burns, blood, wear and tear, and rust, plus shading techniques, with detailed how-to instructions
Enhance your tiny details and give your props and costumes more dimension than ever

    Julianna Franchini ––  Elevate your costume-making skills to the next level! Getting exactly the look you want and achieving knock-out special effects can be as simple...

    $19.95
  • Get the right fit every time! Elegant and professional cosplay foundations, fitted just for you. Create a capsule wardrobe of foundation garments, including corsets, bodysuits, hoops, crinolines, leggings, and more! Sew the perfect silhouette for any costume, from historical gowns to structured armor and anime builds with multi-award-winning cosplayer Casey Welsch. This visual guide includes more than 400 step-by-step photos, patterns, and all the inspiration you need to give your garments a professional look that lasts with well-made foundations.
From armor to anime! Sew a whole closet of foundation garments for cosplay
Get your best fit yet when you create fabulous corsets, hoops, petticoats, and more with award-winning cosplayer Casey Welsch
Improve your skills with more than 400 how-to-photos, a glossary, and resources
Add longevity to your costumes with foundation garments that protect them from perspiration and wear and tear

    Casey Welsch ––  Don’t let your costumes fall flat! Give them the support they need Get the right fit every time! Elegant and professional cosplay foundations, fitted...

    $27.95
  • Learn the art of smocking from award-winning costume designer Maggie Hofmann! With step-by-step instructions for 20 American and English smocking techniques, cosplayers can incorporate 3D textures, historical accents, and special effects like fish scales in their designs. Pre-smocked fabric is expensive, but now you can make your own stylish panels for every event. Smocking Secrets will give you the perfect jumping-off point to invent your own fancy flourishes! Take your costumes to the next level with the book’s companion product, smocking stencils in three gridded sizes.
Add rich texture, 3D effects, and historical flair to your costumes with smocking 
Award-winning cosplayer Maggie Hofmann helps you achieve unique visual effects for theater-ready looks 
Pre-smocked fabric is expensive! Save money by making your own

    Maggie Hofmann ––  Smocking made simple! 20 stitch patterns to create next-level cosplay Learn the art of smocking from award-winning costume designer Maggie Hofmann!...

    $24.95
  • Learn the art of smocking from award-winning costume designer Maggie Hofmann! With step-by-step instructions for 20 American and English smocking techniques, cosplayers can incorporate 3D textures, historical accents, and special effects like fish scales in their designs. Pre-smocked fabric is expensive, but now you can make your own stylish panels for every event. Smocking Secrets will give you the perfect jumping-off point to invent your own fancy flourishes! Take your costumes to the next level with the book’s companion product, smocking stencils in three gridded sizes.

Add rich texture, 3D effects, and historical flair to your costumes with smocking
Award-winning cosplayer Maggie Hofmann helps you achieve unique visual effects for theater-ready looks
Pre-smocked fabric is expensive! Save money by making your own

    Maggie Hofmann ––  Smocking made simple! 20 stitch patterns to create next-level cosplay Learn the art of smocking from award-winning costume designer Maggie Hofmann! With...

    $19.95
  • An inspirational guide to sewing cosplayBoldly enter the world of cosplay and gain the confidence to design the costume of your dreams! Award-winning cosplayer Amanda Haas helps you translate your ideas from fiction to reality as you research costumes, shop for fabrics, mash-up patterns, and present your cosplay at a competition. A gorgeous photo gallery will have you frantic to join the cosplay community, while the author’s seasoned advice will give you the courage to take the first step. Bonus project: Sew a bum bag to carry your keys and other essentials to a con. Learn the art of making and wearing designer-quality costumes that will transform your persona.

    Amanda Haas –– An inspirational guide to sewing cosplay Boldly enter the world of cosplay and gain the confidence to design the costume of your dreams! Award-winning cosplayer Amanda...

    $24.95