Novi, MI

Cosplay at the Expo


Calling All Novice and Master Cosplayers...

Come on out to Original Sewing & Quilt Expo at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 15, 16 & 17 for all things Cosplay. Meet award winning artist Kristie Good (aka Karmada), author of Epic Cosplay Costumes, the ultimate guide to making and sewing your own costume designs.


Wear Your Cosplay! 

If you’re a maker, wear your own Cosplay design and get FREE General Admission to the Expo on Saturday. Whether you’re a hero, heroine, villain or side-kick, come strut your stuff, have your picture taken with Kristie and enjoy a bit of Cosplay fun. You might even get a chance to walk the runway during the fashion show!


Epic Cosplay Costumes on Display
See a selection of costumes from Cheryl Sleboda of Sew Much Cosplay and some from the pages of Kristie's book on display at the Expo on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 


Because the display is all about designing and making your own cosplay costumes, each costume stands on its own, sharing a variety of techniques, fabrics, fabrications and personalities.  



Book Signing

Kristie will be in the Book Nook booth #234 to sign her bookEpic Cosplay Costumes on Saturday from 2:30-3:00. 


Cosplay Runway Fashion Show
Kristie will share insider tips for creating your own designs, from hand-sewn garments to armor made with Worbla and EVA foam, and answer questions from the audience. Wear your own Cosplay design and you might even get a chance to walk the runway during the fashion show! Saturday at 3:45 on the Expo Stage.


Cosplay Classes at the Expo

Sign up for classes from Cheryl Sleboda to learn new cosplay costuming techniques. Click on each title below for details and to register. 

Basics of Armor Building for Cosplay | Thursday 8:30-10:00am

Creating Cosplay Structure and Volume | Thursday 10:30am-12:00pm

Working with Unusual Fabrics for Cosplay | Friday 4:00-5:00pm

Basics of Armor Building for Cosplay | Saturday 10:30am-12:00pm
Creating Cosplay Structure and Volume | Saturday 1:00pm-2:30pm


Click to view all classes and workshops at the Expo


Product Demos and Sewing Supplies

Shopping, shopping, shopping! Experience retail therapy inside the Exhibit Hall where you’ll be surrounded by an incredible selection of machines, tools, fabrics, notions and patterns. Be sure to check out Booth #234 for products from Kristie Good and Cheryl Sleboda, and Vogue Fabrics Booth #442 for cosplay supplies.

Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.