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Introducing Ichigo Black

Ichigo Black gothic gown patterns from Cosplay by McCallsHi everyone! Today we’re celebrating the launch of two spectacular patterns from Ichigo Black. We love how versatile these patterns are; each package has several pieces that you can use together or mix and match to customize your look. Belle Noir includes a wrap top, layered skirt, overskirt, detached sleeves, and fascinator. Belle Rogue has a corset top, tulle skirt with drape, detachable ruffled train, hair accessory, and ruffled cuffs.

Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, designer Ichigo Black offers bold, innovative, and daring looks for the bride with a dark side. With designs that all tell a strong story, Ichigo invites you to join her on a unique adventure built for each individual. Don’t settle for what’s accepted, but have fun rewriting the rules to fit your style!

To help you get to know this designer, we asked her a few questions about her background, inspiration, and favorite creations.

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New Corset Patterns from Anachronism in Action, plus a giveaway!

Shapeshifter and Laced corset sewing patterns from Cosplay by McCall's and Anachronism in Action

We love a good corset pattern! Today we’re thrilled to announce two new corset patterns from Anachronism in Action, available exclusively from Cosplay by McCall’s. The SHAPESHIFTER underbust corsets have two different construction options, with bonus tips on working with sequin fabrics. The LACED overbust corset package includes information on creating the lace appliqué embellishments. And you can enter for a chance to win both patterns, plus the other three Cosplay by McCall’s patterns, plus a NEW SEWING MACHINE here!

Anachronism in Action patterns are the creation of designer Kelly Cercone, a celebrated freelance costumer based in Los Angeles. A lover of drama, mischief and rich colors, she can be found sewing and pattern drafting for television, film, theater, music tours and local fashion companies in addition to her own brand. To celebrate the launch of these designs, and help you get to know the designer, we asked her a few questions about her background, inspirations, and favorite techniques.

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Exclusive Patterns from Cosplay by McCall’s

Cosplay basics: Wings, cloak, and long coat from Cosplay by McCall's

We’re always looking for new ways to enhance your cosplay sewing, and today we’re thrilled to announce our brand-new line of cosplay patterns. Exclusive to the Cosplay by McCall’s online store, these new patterns focus on essential pieces you can transform into any character you might dream of, and are packed full of details and helpful sewing tips to give you a great foundation for your project.

Because we know you like to use a good pattern over and over, these patterns are printed on thicker tissue and come in sturdy envelopes that will withstand the rigors of your crafting space. Use them, adapt them, and transform them into whatever your heart desires.

View the full press release here, or click below to get a closer look at these brand new patterns.

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