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Ep. 013 - Cosplay Contests, the Basics

This week we continue our cosplay contest series. What are contests like? What kind of advice do we have for different skill levels? Pannon and VFire cover all these in this episode. There is a lot we cover and the list we had barely got a dent in it. So stay tuned for next week when we cover stage performances! Yay!

Lexus as Princess Agitha and VFire as Sheik.
What sweet sisters...

Here are a few things from the episode for beginners:

1. Enter a contest to have fun!
2. Show the judges all the good things in your cosplay. You only have a limited time with them so show off your best!
3. Bring a reference picture. If you can only bring one picture, bring the reference image! The judges will love you for it.

And don't forget: BE THE JACKALOPE! The jack of all trades. Strive to be the Jackalope. ;)

A fun close up of some of the stitching on Agitha.
There is always something new to learn.

Also: Do the thing! Do the thing but bigger. "Be the Best You!" You don't need lights or something flashy to make your cosplay amazing. Take your current skills to the next level. Learn something new each time but most importantly:

Be the Best You!

I hope you all have enjoyed this episode. Let us know if there is anything you like us to cover more in depth. Join the Facebook Group and discuss topics. We want to make contests easier to prepare for. What would like us to talk about next?

Love all of you, you amazing crafters and listeners, 
- the Stitch and Seam Team


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