You’ve decided to take the next step in cosplay and create your own costume. You found a pattern that is perfect.
The problem is where do you go from here? You flip over the package and there is way more information than you realized. Now you are full of questions.
How much fabric do you need? What type of fabric? What do all these different pictures mean?
Now you are starting to panic a little, maybe this isn’t as easy you thought.
Slow down. Take a deep breath, and watch this video as Annie Chie breaks it down for you. She shows you the basics on how to read a pattern and how to cut one out.
Be sure to head over to our Cosplay 101 page to see what other great tips we’ve found!