Costume :Sam Sparks
Source :Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Progress :Complete
Worn At :MCM Manchester Comic Con 2014

Costume Photos


Pretty much the only full-ish picture i got.



Costume Information

Cost : £15
Time Taken : 2 hours

This is a super challenge. It may not look it, but ding a wig from scratch is SO hard. Everything else will be easy. I can't find the right boots, so i have these converse boot looking shoes which will do for now. I am making a Strawberry plush.

July 12th
Shirt doesn't tie in a knot at the bottom, so in reality it would probably be best to leave as an open shirt. Bought everything to make Berry (The strawberry plush). Have everything now. Unfortunately i won't be making the bag as i won't have time to make it, even though it would be very convenient.

July 18th
1 day before the con and all i need to do know is finish of this plush, get teh wig sorted out and i'll be ready for MCM at manchester! Can't wait!

Manchester expo was a success despite all the rain, had a blast and met some awesome people!

September 7th
Cosplay is complete however i never got any good photos while at Manchester. Will get some good decent photos soon!!


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Ahhhh yes <3 Love this film! I hope you get to make a plushy strawberry <3 I'll be looking out for this ^^

by Lady-Aira on Wednesday, 2 July, 2014 - 21:19
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Looks pretty good so far, I'll keep an eye out for your cosplay! Love this film :D

by PyroPaws on Friday, 4 July, 2014 - 18:58
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You'll be so cute as Sam I'll keep an eye out for you

by HotshotShan on Saturday, 5 July, 2014 - 18:59

This is going to look so cute! Cant wait to see the finished project :)

by The_Deadly_Unicorn on Friday, 18 July, 2014 - 11:27

Loool strawberry XD I need to watch the original film and this sequel some time!

by madmazda86 on Saturday, 19 July, 2014 - 04:39
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I've not seen the sequel yet but I love Sam in the first film! Great character choice c:
Your strawberry looks adorable!

by TheStarlightFairy on Sunday, 27 July, 2014 - 00:24
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I think I saw you at the con! Your strawberry is very cute and your cosplay is amazing :)

by MadlyScientific on Friday, 22 August, 2014 - 20:19
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Ah this is pretty cute! The strawberry is amazing and you look great, loving those glasses!

by Shinigami_ky on Thursday, 27 November, 2014 - 09:53
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This is so awesome!! Love it! :D

by brigade-chief on Sunday, 30 November, 2014 - 02:05
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Sam! This is awesome.

*hatches plan to kidnap Berry*

by Kitri du Lac on Tuesday, 19 May, 2015 - 20:34
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This is FANTASTIC O_o'

by Siouxsie James on Thursday, 13 August, 2015 - 21:58
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Your expression is perfect and I adore your Berry, it really adds to the costume and having adjustable expressions is just too clever :)

by puzzledpenguin on Friday, 4 September, 2015 - 21:40
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Such a cute cosplay, and the little adorable Berry plushie is a great touch, especially with having changeable expressions. Great prop work.

by Ashy-kun on Thursday, 4 February, 2016 - 20:55

To-Do List

Strawberry plushLowComplete
Hair tieLowComplete
Hair tieLowComplete

Shopping List

Fabric/Felt/pipe cleaners/Velcro for Berry£13.00Bought


Strawberry plush progress #01 (Posted 18th July 2014)

So cut out the shape i wanted and i was torn between either painting on the seeds or gluing on small pieces of felt so they look more 3D. However i thought that would take a lot more time so i went with painting them on with Acrylic paint and iron it over with grease proof paper to hold it together.

Outfit so far (Posted 11th July 2014)

So i pretty much have everything, the boots however i cannot get hold of so im using some converses that kinda look like boots. But sometimes shoes doesnt matter unless it's pretty noticeable. Glasses i got off ebay pretty cheap, T-shirt and shorts of charity shops, Shirt off ebay.

Fitting the wig (Posted 11th July 2014)

Yeah it's awful i know, i'm trying reeeally hard on this wig so it comes out ok. So far i may have to weave some extra in the gaps. The ponytail is too heavy so it just flops down :/

I hate cutting wigs. (Posted 5th July 2014)

Seriously this has been a total nightmare. The wig is too heavy for the ponytail, the amount of hair i have literally feathered off.. apparently it's not enough! I literally hate the outcome but i'm going to live with it because i'm sort of proud of the outcome. I know i've done better but long wigs i cannot style to save my life! I've added a picture so you can see the mess i had to put up with D: