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Cos-tober - and the winner is...

Cos-tober has now finished, but we wanted to say well done to all who took part during the last month. We've loved seeing all the progress on your costumes and we hope it inspired a few of you to get productive! We'd also like to give an enormous thank you to Coscraft for providing a great prize and incentive, allowing us to run this promo. So without further ado, randomly selected by the Cos-tober elves, the winner of £30 Coscraft vouchers is... >>

Cos-tober is back!

Heard of Inktober or NaNoWriMo? Well we don't think cosplayers should be left out! So let's roll up our sleeves and get productive during the darker October evenings with a chance to win £30 in Coscraft vouchers. Cos-tober is back~ >>

 

Recent Progress Journals

Parka jacket get!

White Tigress

A size bigger for extra cushie cush ^^ I might end up wearing it as normal wear someday ^^

Cutting Fabrics

Lady-Aira

So tonight I've started transferring the patterns over to the actual fabric I'm using! Starting with the top half as it needs the least amount of altering. Have already cut the pieces and added the extra strip of material down the front, complimenting it with a slightly darker bias binding tape :)

Mock up completed!

Lady-Aira

So seeing as this is a personal project to strengthen my skills, I actually made a mock up! I never do this X3 But it has taught me lots of things, such as there's multiple way to do the elasticated bands on the legs and what part of my stitches I need to improve ^^ There's a few little tweaks I need to make (such as making it a whole size smaller!) Otherwise we're good to go on the actual fabric :D

Minigun

gothic

Minigun has had a all the wiring done and the barrels now spin, just a cotton undersuit needed to add the armour pannels to

 

Weekly Costume Showcase

Sailor Moon from Sailor Moon Crystal

SDolaCosplay


Each week we highlight a fantastic costume that has been nominated by the community. Check out their profile and give them some love!


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Chatter

Cosplay happiness chat
Started by White Tigress (updated 6th November 2018) 6
Costumes You Are Working On
Started by RetroRobby (updated 25th October 2018) 22
Advice on Face Paint & Sweat
Started by Mr. Sat-Ash (updated 22nd August 2018) 4
Old School but excited!
Started by shewolfxterminater@hotmail.com (updated 24th July 2018)
MCM Manchester Comic Con 2018 0
 

Events

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Kupocon - Glasgow 2019 - Glasgow (26th January)

Sci-Fi Ball 2019 - Southampton (8th February)

Animangapop 2019 - Plymouth (9th February)

Minami Con 2019 - Southampton (8th March)

Comic Con Liverpool 2019 - Liverpool (9th March)


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Coastal Comic Con 2019

Bournemouth

28th September 2019


 

About Cosplay Island

Cosplay Island is a news, portfolio and resource site for UK cosplayers.

  • Cosplay News - Stay updated with all the latest news from the UK scene, from conventions and competitions to general interest articles.
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  • Event Directory - An extensive directory of UK cosplay events where you can find out info, add your costumes to their line up and see who else is attending!
  • Tutorials - Learn new techniques in our member-submitted tutorials.
  • Showcase - A community suggested focus on fantastic costumes that some of our members have made.

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