Cleveland, OH

Cosplay at the Expo 


Calling All Novice and Master Cosplayers and Costume Makers...

Come on out to Original Sewing & Quilt Expo at the I-X Center in Cleveland, OH on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 2, 3 & 4, 2020 for all things Cosplay.


Wear Your Costume! 

If you’re a maker, wear a Costume or Cosplay design and receive FREE General Admission to the Expo on Saturday. Whether you’re an historical figure, a princess, a hero or heroine, a villain or side-kick, come strut your stuff and enjoy a bit of Cosplay fun...and even win cash.


Cosplay Runway Show & Contest with Cash Prizes!

Commentated by Cheryl Sleboda of Sew Much Cosplay

Contest Judged by Kristie Good and Mark Ingraham

Cosplayers, Reenactors and Costumers are invited to walk the runway in the Cosplay Show & Contest on Saturday at 3:30 on the Expo Stage.

Click here for the Contest Entry Form and details. Entry Deadline is Saturday, April 4 at 11:00 AM ET.


The judged contest is comprised of two categories:

Novice Category

Expert Category


The Novice Category winner will receive $75 cash

The Expert Category winner will receive  $250 cash and an Imaginator 3D printer


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Epic Cosplay Costumes on Display
See a selection of costumes on display at the Expo on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Featuring:

Kristie Good aka Karmada Cosplay
Emily aka Luna Lady of Light Cosplay
Casey Renee aka Casey Renee Cosplay
Cheryl Sleboda aka SewMuchCosplay 



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. 


Cosplay 101: How to Get Started and More | Thursday 2:30-3:30pm

Secrets to Success with Unusual Fabrics | Friday 1:00-2:00pm

Articulated Armor Pauldrons for Cosplay | Friday 6:00-8:00pm

Cosplay 101: How to Get Started and More | Saturday 9:00-10:00am

The Secrets to Better Costumes for Cosplay and Beyond | Saturday 10:30-11:30am


Click to view all classes and workshops at the Expo



Costume Walks

Join a guided costume walk, hosted by Cosplay personalities whose work is featured in the collections.


Cheryl Sleboda of Sew Much Cosplay 

Friday at 11:15  |  Saturday at 12:30


Kristie Good of Karmada Arts

Saturday at 11:45



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.

Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.