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Ep. 77 - 79 Catch Blog posts Part 2!!!

Ready for another onset of blog pics and episodes? Here it goes!!!Ep. 77 - Mini Projects to CraftIf you are feeling the quarantine blues, you can try some small crafts to make. Remember, it is okay to not work on anything, but if you feel up to it, here are some small projects we are working on!Youtube/Twitch Stream!During this time we had some fun by doing a relaxing stream with yoga, facials, and sharing fun stories. Ep. 78 - Let's Celebrate Pride!All the stitchers, seamers, and all those beautiful in-betweeners made this episode a reality! This submission based episode is to celebrate pride even though we cannot do a real parade. Ep. 79 - Birthday Madness!The whole team has birthdays in the same month, so we decided to talk about nerdy themed parties!

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] 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
Black BettyTwitter

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…

Ep. 65 - 2020 New Year, New Resolve

This year, let's resolve the be the changes we want to be in our community. Be the positive influence! Be the best example of a cosplayer! Be the best you that you can be! .... Also less con crunch >.>

We also had our livestream of us making nerdy gingerbread houses. Check it out in the video!

As always, we love our listeners! Looking forward to another year with you!
 - The Stitch and Seam Team

Anime Banzai Episodes 61 - 64 and 66 - 67!!

Anime Banzai was full of shenanigans and so many great cosplays. Each of us on the team were able to interview and talk with many different cosplayers. Here are the episodes form that most epic of weekends at our near and dear anime convention.

Pannon Talks with her fellow judges from the Cosplay Contest and discusses their points of view from behind the judging table!

Our live show was a big hit, with audience members participating and all of our nerdy joy comes out as we discuss Anime!

Pannon and David play Dread with a group of friends! Their shrieks of terror and the tumbling of jenga blocks are music to ones ears yes? May Chad live long! This episode is quite long but it is quite a laugh.

VFire moderates her "Create the Impossible" Panel with guests. How will you achieve your impossible dreams?

David takes to the green room to see how contestants are feeling and what their thoughts on the contest are.

Episode 59 - Cosplay tips for Halloween

"I have nothing to wear?"
"Is this too much for Halloween?" If these quotes sound like you, then this episode has some advice to help you answer these questions. Happy Halloween! How do you make Halloween work for your cosplays? Here are some helpful tips to have a fun filled Halloween and how not to get caught up in quality of cosplays on this most epic of nights.

You can also check out spooky live stream "Screamsgiving" in the videos here. (Language Warning!)
Part 1
Part 2 Part 3

Thanks for listening,

- The Stitch and Seam Team

NDK 2019 Episodes 57,58, and 60

Hello Stitchers, Seamers, and all the in-betweeners!

Here is the blog post for the rest of the NDK episodes.

First up we have the body positivity panel. The theme of this one is to spread positivity to everyone around you! The stories shared in this panel are some that should be taken to heart.

This episode is best watched alongside this YouTube video of the cosplay contest. Special thanks to Anime Root for shooting this great video of the event!

And finally! Our cosplayer interviews!