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What We Stand For

We refuse to be just another cosplay company that sells pre-made costumes because we understand the value of creating your cosplay yourself. We’ve experienced all the good and bad that comes with making a cosplay. We’ve shed tears over stupid mistakes and malfunctioning sewing machines, and shed blood because of rogue fabric shears and wayward sewing needles.

But we’ve also celebrated finding the perfect fabric in the perfect color and finishing in time for the next convention. And we’ve basked in the gratifying glory of wearing that new cosplay confident in the knowledge that it is absolute perfection. It may not be a perfect cosplay to someone else, but it is perfect to us because we made it ourselves.

We know first hand how difficult it is to get started on making a cosplay and, even after you have, how hard it is to improve your skills. We believe that anyone who wants to cosplay should be able to. That is why we aim to ensure that a lack of knowledge will never again be a reason standing in someone’s way.

We stand for cosplays that you are proud to wear because they fit you just right and are as accurate as you want them to be. We stand for tears of joy instead of tears of frustration, for pride in a job well done, and for having fun wearing a cosplay that you made yourself.

We stand for you.


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  • 3 days ago by firststopcosplay Useful Things You Might Not Know About  #5 : Shout Color Catchers! Do you wash your fabric before getting started on your cosplay? If you don’t, I highly recommend you start.
  • 5 days ago by firststopcosplay Presser Feet  #4 : Narrow Hem Presser Foot Did you know there’s a presser foot that could help you sew a narrow hem? For anyone who doesn’t know what a narrow
  • 1 week ago by firststopcosplay Finishing a Raw Edge  #9 : Bias Binding as a Facing (Part 2) So now you know how to use bias binding as a facing from our last post. In this
  • 2 weeks ago by firststopcosplay Finishing a Raw Edge  #9 : Bias Binding as a Facing (Part 1) Did you know you could also use bias binding as a facing? (If you missed our post on
  • 2 weeks ago by firststopcosplay Sewing Techniques  #13 : Slip Stitch Have you wanted to sew a hem that looks like there aren’t any stitches, and don’t mind/or want to practice hand sewing? We suggest you
  • 3 weeks ago by firststopcosplay Thank you for all your support, and welcome to those of you who are new! We have a new survey! The pandemic has affected everyone in more ways that one.
  • 3 weeks ago by firststopcosplay Useful Things You Might Not Know About  #4 : Pins! (pt2) Did you know there are 2 different tips on your standard sewing pin? (Kelly didn’t know that at first. )
  • 4 weeks ago by firststopcosplay Finishing a Raw Edge  #8 : Bias Binding (Part 3) The past 2 posts have been about how to make bias binding and then how to apply bias binding. But, do
  • 1 month ago by firststopcosplay Finishing a Raw Edge  #8 : Bias Binding (Part 2) In our last post, we explained how to cut bias binding yourself if you couldn’t find the right color and/or fabric.
  • 1 month ago by firststopcosplay Finishing a Raw Edge  #8 : Bias Binding (Part 1) Have you ever wondered how to make bias binding because you can’t find the right fabric or color at your local


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