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Episodes 73 - 76!! Catch up blog post!! Part 1!

Time to get these posts caught up to the podcast! - cracks knuckles - here goes something! this first grouping covers a lot waxing strong about conventions and good memories!! Episode 73 - Cosplayers in the Time of CoronaThis episode aired back when quarantine was in full swing here in the states and we really had no idea what the rest of this year had in store. I feel the overall message is still the same: "It is okay to feel the way you feel. Take your time; you are not obligated to be creating during this time." Episode 74 - Making Friends at ConventionsAs we wax fondly over conventions, we had a listener question come in about how to make friends at these big events. What are your thoughts on this?Episode 75 - Convention TraditionsWe miss conventions a lot! We share listener and personal traditions that have become near and dear to us over the years. What are your favorite convention traditions? Episode 76 - How to Play the Ribbon GameRennagade Cosplay joins us to talk ab…

Patreon Announcement!

Check out the first episode of our Patreon exclusive Dungeons and Dragons Cosplay Adventures! David, as the masterful Dungeon Master, takes VFire and Pannon on a magical journey alongside our guests, Crepuscular Cosplay, as they navigate a magical convention scene and dangerous cosplay contest!

The full video and live events will be available through our Patreon each month. the audio will be released a month later. Join us, heckle us, and be a part of this crazy adventure while supporting the podcast. Every patron gets a shout out on our episodes as well to say thank you, because you totally rock!


Remember, we love ya! Be the positive change you want to see in our community. As always, send us your cosplay stories to us at CosplayStitchAndSeam [at] gmail.com or join our Facebook group for WIP Wednesdays and more!

Keep it cool!
- The Stitch and Seam Team

Ep 72 - 2020 Autorama: Our Passions

This episode VFire joins her father at the 2020 Autorama. Despite having very different hobbies, VFire and her dad share the same amount of passion for their work. If you cannot tell, her dad really loves cars (I mean, she is named Mercedes XD)


Every car enthusiast puts a lot of heart, time, and even money into their car. There is a an artist touch to each one. A personal touch that is something that helps the owner express themselves and what they love in life.


The car world also has charity groups! One of them is Cars4kids! They do events such as Limitless and raise money for groups like Make a Wish.


Kenner and his incredibly unique Thunderbird that he takes great care of! And its a bit of a celebrity!


Salty Motor Works is a wrap company that does a variety of cosmetic stuff for cars and make them look sexy!


Mark Pitman and his Richard Petty Hellcat that he has put so much love and devotion into to. Mark is incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about his work and the Petty Legacy…

Ep. 71 - Celebrating Cosplayers of Color

This week's guests talk about the importance of representation and being the best we all can be!
 Here are some links so you can follow these two cosplayers if you want to see more awesome projects by them!
Prince CamuiTwitter
Facebook
Instagram
Black BettyTwitter
Facebook
Instagram

Share with us your favorite cosplayers of color in the Facebook Group!

 - The Stitch and Seam Team

Ep. 70 - Embroidery Techniques: Blog Part 1 - Basic Tools

Finally, the visuals to accompany this episode on embroidery terms and techniques! This episode covers some general terms that can get you started on embroidery. The blog posts for this episode will have more than part. This is Part One: Basic Tools.

This method of adding details to your costume can be very time consuming, but therapeutic at the same time. During this time of social distancing and many hours spent at home... maybe this is the time to try something new and dig into the world of embroidery!
Basic Tools Here are some basic tools to start with. Part Two of the blog posts will cover some of the basic stitches later this week.

Embroidery Needles: These come in all shapes and sizes. Ask your local craft store for which ones work best. I use sharp needles for thick fabric and dull needles for fabric that has decent texture/holes already in the weave. You can also buy a kit with a variety you can experiment with.

Floss: Not the kind you use on your teeth of course. Embroidery f…