Just a quick post to say that if you haven’t seen them yet, the new Sentinel and Renegade patterns are now available! Sentinel includes a tunic, hood, vest, and bracers, and has lots of cool details and embellishments to play with. Renegade includes the underbust corset, halter top, and belt with piping fan lacing detail, and is available in Women’s sizes 18W-32W.
Also, please join our new McCall’s Cosplay Sewing Facebook Group! We want this to be a fun place for you to show off your cosplays and works in process, discuss cosplay sewing, and share tips and ideas. It’s just getting started, so come chat with us!
Some of the cosplayers at the Cosplay: Let’s Get Serious panel were nice enough to stick around for a group photo with our panelists! Thanks, everyone. Picture by Lawrence Brenner.
Wow! We’re back from a whirlwind trip to San Diego Comic Con, where we participated in the “Cosplay: Let’s Get Serious” panel with Kelly Cercone (Designer of Anachronism in Action and creator of the Shapeshifter and Laced patterns for Cosplay by McCalls) as well as Carrie Wood and Mark Huesman from the Overstreet Guide to Cosplay. The panel was moderated by Ed Catto.
Hi 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.