If you love cosplay podcasts, please join me as I interview some of our incredibly talented members of the SheProp facebook community!
ShePropTalk! Episode 6: Sewing Tips with Abby Cat Cosplay
In this special episode, Abby joins Beverly again to talk about sewing stuff! Topics include: How to prevent your machine from eating your fabric, how often should you service your sewing machine, super useful sewing machine feet, budget tips for sewing slippery fabrics/bulky fabrics, scissors & rotary tools, and Abby’s favorite patterning books!
ShePropTalk! Episode 5: Abby Cat Cosplay
AbbyCat Cosplay joins Beverly in her studio in a special show-and-tell episode! Abby shows us several of her costumes including her award-winning SteamPunk Wicked Witch, and her famously evil Professor Umbridge. She also shares some secrets for making a bunny suit, along with many more of her sewing tips! Topics covered include: ECCC 2019 SheProp schedule, Wicked Witch Of the West, Steampunk, Goodwill, Upcycling, Harriet Quimby, Abby’s Annual Stash Challenge, clever uses for pleats, when and where to add boning, modifying existing patterns to create your cosplays, the thrill of cosplaying a villain, DragonCon’s Bunny Hutch and more!
ShePropTalk! Episode 4: Alexandria The Geek
Alexandria The Geek joins Beverly to chat about her amazing Hippolyta & Mercy cosplay builds! She shares her tips for making spartan helmets, flowy capes, foam patterning, Mercy’s staff and more! Topics: Hippolyta (Queen of the DC Universe Amazons), Mercy (Overwatch), Worbla, EVA Foam.
ShePropTalk! Episode 3: Jedimanda
In this episode, master builder and creator JediManda joins Beverly to talk about her incredible Dr. Strange and Captain Marvel costumes. Amanda also shares many of her sewing and patterning tips for those complicated super suits! Topics covered: Dr. Strange, Captain Marvel, stretch fabric, top stitching, patterning, Sew Much Cosplay’s Super Structure Foam, Cosplay Culture Magazine, sewing with stretch fabric and spandex, patterning super suits, starting & project managing those complicated super suits.
ShePropTalk! Episode 2: Dahlia Darling Cosplay
In this episode, Dahlia Darling Cosplay joins Beverly to talk about POC (people of color) within the cosplay community, body paint, cel shading, painting on vinyl, patterning and more!
ShePropTalk! Episode 1: Sharon Rose Cosplay
Welcome to our first episode!! Beverly (Downen Creative Studios) chats with Sharon (Sharon Rose Cosplay)! We talk about SO many topics including the SheProp community, Sharon’s incredible Captain America and Wonder Woman costumes, putting a personal touch on your costumes, getting past imposter syndrome, making patterns last longer, and SO much more!