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Ep. 007 - A Brief History of Cosplay


Just how old is this hobby? Explore the roots of Cosplay with Pannon and VFire! Photos mentioned in the podcast are shown below. It really is inspiring!

Forrest Ackerman and Myrtle Douglas. Photo by Ted Carnell
First costume at a convention ever - "Futuristic Spaceman!" 

Can't deny that creating original designs is not only a hard task, but an incredibly fun one too. I love Myrtle Douglas's creative spirit and design.

Olge Ley and her daughter (1967 WorldCon)
Considered one of the best crafters of her time.

As always, thank you lovely listeners and readers. Keep creating the impossible!

- The Stitch and Seam Team

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  1. Look, I love you guys, but damn. There are so many inaccuracies in this one.

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