Classes

Cheryl of Sew Much Cosplay™ teaches a number of classes to groups large and small!  

To book Cheryl for a hands-on or multi day sewing event, please email her at sewmuchcosplay@gmail.com.

Cheryl has a variety of “lecture demos” that allow you to learn from the very best!  A trained sewist for over 30 years and industry professional, Cheryl can create a custom class just for you.  These classes below are ready to teach at your next event.  Please email Cheryl at sewmuchcosplay@gmail.com for classes that are “hands on” learning events.

Some of the classes Cheryl teaches are:

Basics of Armor Building for Cosplay – Step up your cosplay game by learning to build armor.  Learn all about EVA foam and thermoplastic basics, layering techniques, and how to paint your masterpieces.  Top it off by seeing just how to attach your armor to your cloth costumes for perfect cosplay action.  (45 min – 90 min)

Creating Cosplay Structure and Volume – Discover how easy it is to make cosplay costumes that defy gravity!  Cheryl’s expert tips and tricks make it easy to create comfortable and lightweight cosplay, especially when you follow her methods from the inside out.  Learn what interlinings and interfacings work best for structure in your next costume, for gravity-defying results! (45 min – 90 min)

Working with Unusual Fabrics for Cosplay – Don’t let unusual choices intimidate you from picking the perfect fabric for your next cosplay. Cheryl will teach you what each fabric needs to be sewn in the easiest way possible.  From vinyls, stretch materials, to faux fur, learn the best tips and tricks for sewing with each to make your next cosplay the best.  (45-60 min)

Fabulous Fabric Manipulations – Take your next project to new heights by adding an unexpected textural twist! Using vintage fabric manipulation techniques, see how to create beautiful tucks, pleats, and more to add dimension and visual interest to your next cosplay.  Explore smocking, ruching, gathers, pleats and much, much more! (45 min – 90 min)