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Ruffled Bloomers and Tiered Skirts to Make and Customize

Prelude and Hitched cosplay steampunk sewing patterns from Cosplay by McCall's

Today we’re bringing you a closer look at two new patterns, which make great building blocks for steampunk cosplay and more. The Prelude bloomers are an intermediate-level pattern with ribbon and lace trim, and include two different gathered styles as well as a slightly more involved pleated version. The Hitched skirts are easy to sew, but still give you lots of customization options.

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New Cosplay Patterns!

INTREPID and NOTCHED patterns now available from Cosplay by McCalls

INTREPID and NOTCHED patterns now available from Cosplay by McCall’s

New patterns today! We’re delighted to announce the release of NOTCHED and INTREPID, two versatile patterns that you can adapt, alter, and remix to create a whole range of characters.

Intrepid has a whole set of rugged pieces, including a top, tunic, pants, overskirt, belt, and cuffs with lacing details and suggestions for working with suede and faux suede. Perfect for warriors, adventurers, apocalyptic fashion, and more!

Notched is a classic fully lined double-breasted coat with welt pockets and two-piece sleeves, a back belt and vent, plain or bound edges, and tips for sewing with wool. Great for a whole range of characters, and a fun challenge for anyone who wants to try their hand at tailoring.

Get them both right now at Cosplay by McCall’s!

Introducing the Vault!

The Vault Collection from Cosplay by McCall'sEver find exactly the pattern you need for your cosplay project, only to discover that it’s out of print and hard to find?  We’ve had requests to bring back some of the gems from our past catalogs, so we’re going to be re-introducing some old favorites and costume essentials exclusively for Cosplay by McCall’s.

This first group of Vault Collection patterns is selected from our out-of-print McCall’s and Butterick pattern archives, and focuses on basics and foundations. They’re printed on slightly thicker tissue than our regular patterns, so they’ll be a little more durable if you want to keep and re-use them, and they come in re-designed glossy envelopes. We hope you’ll find them a useful addition to your costume repertoire!

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