Sewing Men's Clothing: The Manly Art of Cosplay

Are you a male cosplayer or a woman who wants to crossplay? Join Samaru as he surveys the basics of sewing with a special emphasis on constructing men’s garments. Learn what patterns are available for men, what makes a piece of clothing ‘masculine’ to begin with, and why exactly men’s shirts and women’s shirts button from opposite sides. We’ll look at everything from standard school uniform pieces to Victorian waistcoats. This panel will also touch on the essentials of female-to-male crossplay.


Materials Mentioned

Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Sewing

Classic Tailoring Techniques

Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket