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 14, 15 & 16 for all things Cosplay.

Wear Your Cosplay! 

If you’re a maker, wear your own Cosplay design (or period costume) and get FREE General Admission to the Expo on Saturday, November 16th. Whether you’re a hero, heroine, villain or side-kick, come strut your stuff and enjoy a bit of Cosplay fun...


Cosplay Runway Fashion Show

Commentated by Kristie Good, author of Epic Cosplay Costume

Wear your Cosplay design (or period costume) and walk the runway in the Cosplay Fashion Show on Saturday at 3:00 on the Expo Stage. As a participant, you'll be entered into a drawing to win an Imaginator 3D printer and starter pack of filament from Sew Much Cosplay and RNK!



To participate in the runway show, email us at with this information:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Expo Event City
  • Who are you cosplaying?
  • Who is your character and what are they like?
  • Describe your costume.
  • Tell us about your process of making the costume.

Stage Presentation: The Wild World of Cosplay
with Kristie Good, author of Epic Cosplay Costumes
Kristie Good (aka Karmada) will share insider tips for creating your own cosplay designs, from hand-sewn garments to armor made with Worbla and EVA foam. She is full of cosplay knowledge, from technical skills to history, and will be ready to answer questions from the audience. Saturday at 2:30 on the Expo Stage 


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



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 1:00-2:00pm

Yes, You Can Sew That!  |  Thursday 4:00-5:00pm

Tips and Tricks for Cosplay  |  Friday 1:00-2:00pm

Cosplay Faux Fur Ears and Tail  |  Saturday 8:30-10:00am

Easy and Fun Fairy Wings for Cosplay  |  Saturday 10:30am-12:00pm
Fantasy Shield for Cosplay  |  Saturday 1:00-2:30pm


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.

Thank you to these fine companies who provide continued support.