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CLASS AT OTAKON // Couture Seam Finishes


Location: Otakon 2024 - Marriott Marquee M3 Level, Chinatown Workshop Room

Date: Sunday, August 4th, 2024

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EST

Class Length: 2 hours

Join Blue of Aobittybaby in this hands on workshop meant to help you master couture seam finishes for your costumes. In this class both machine and hand sewing will be used to demonstrate advanced stitches, techniques, and seam finishes meant to take your cosplay to the next level. Students will be able to follow along as each stitch is demonstrated, and all participants leave the class with a labeled fabric sample that they've created featuring each stitch.

In this workshop you'll learn:

  • How to perform couture hand and machine stitches such as:
  • Pad stitching
  • The fit primer stitch
  • Cross stitching, catch stitching, and slip stitching
  • The prick vs pick invisible stitch
  • The difference between a chiffon/french seam and when to use each
  • The double roll invisible hem
  • The blind hem

Prerequisite Skills:

  • Intermediate/advanced - previous experience sewing on both a machine and hand sewing is required

About the Instructor:

Blue has been cosplaying since 2012 and has been working in the theatrical costuming industry in NYC for the past two years. You can find them on Tiktok and Instagram.

The Nitty Gritty:

  • To participate in this class you must be at least 16 years of age
  • Space is limited and all tickets are first come first serve
  • Purchasing a ticket reserves one (1) seat at this class. For multiple tickets, please add more than one ticket to your cart
  • All tickets are final sale. In the event of a no-show, no refunds will be available
  • Tickets will be delivered digitally to the email address provided at checkout. This digital ticket will be needed to enter the event.
  • All classes start promptly at the time they're scheduled for. In the event of tardiness, you may miss certain aspects of the class and may not be able to complete the scheduled project in full

Our Sponsors for the 2024 Cosplay Sewing Gallery:


Be sure to take advantage of our sponsor Bernette's Sewing Gallery machine specials during this class, including:

These specials will be available at Bernette's pop up shop at Otakon in the Mount Vernon panel room (next door to the workshop room this class takes place in)


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