Purchasing A Sewing Machine

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

  Have you thought about purchasing a sewing machine, but realized you didn’t even know what type you were looking for?  We don’t always know what kinds of stress we are going to inflict upon our machines , but I would like to help you discover a sewing machine that will accommodate any cosplay situation.  […]

Getting Started: Expensive Tools

Thursday, 22 July 2010, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

As promised, we will now reveal the most luxurious sewing tools for those of you who would would like to take this hobby to the next level.  Through the acquisition of these items, you will transform your sewing area into a professional workspace.  Due to the size of these items, we recommend that you designate […]

Getting Started: Beginner Tools

Thursday, 8 July 2010, 12:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

So you’ve inherited your first sewing machine, purchased fabric, and are now ready to start sewing your first cosplay costume – the question is, are you missing anything? *  *  *  *  * Fabric stores carry an abundance of sewing tools (commonly referred to as notions) but I have found that only a few items […]

Behind Schedule?

Tuesday, 18 May 2010, 10:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

I never seem to get any sleep the night before a convention and it’s not because I am nervous with anticipation.  Typically, I’m trying to finish some minute detail such as altering a glove or painting props.  About two years ago, I promised myself that I would never bring my sewing machine to a convention and […]

SideWinder – The Portable Bobbin Winder

Wednesday, 2 September 2009, 18:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

Bobbins are an essential part of your sewing project.  By feeding thread to your machine from below the sewing foot, the bobbin thread creates a stronger stitch than you would be able to sew by hand.  The one problem is that threading the bobbin must be your first preparatory step before you can begin sewing.  […]