Hello! CT im a new follower and I was wondering if I should make or pay someone to make my cosplay, I lack skill when it comes to a sewing machine😭 and I’m worried that I would not make the cosplay the best as it can be but I can’t buy a Large or a medium in a online cosplay store a large is good for the skirt but to lose on top and the medium top fits well but the skirt is to small😭😭what do I do?! Plz help me😭😭 Ps. I’m cosplaying Mina/Pinky from my hero academia the school outfit😭💔
Making vs. buying is a personal choice, and sometimes it helps to talk through the pros and cons of each.
Making is good for a few reasons: you enjoy crafting and want to make things, you want custom measurements/materials/etc., you can enter it in contests (if that is your goal), you may or may not save money (more on that later), and you can get things that aren’t found easily for sale.
If you want to work on your crafting skills, learning to sew would be a good way to do so, and then you can make (or alter) costumes in the future.
With buying, you save a lot of time, may or may not save money, have the advantage of industrial techniques and equipment you may not have access to, get a professional finish, and