Cosplay Repair Station Supplies

I polled cosplayers on Twitter for what items they like to see at cosplay repair stations at the conventions they attend. Here’s a list of what you can include to ensure everyone’s cosplay first aid needs are met!


Sewing & Fabric

  • Sewing machine, with needle/thread
  • Scissors (lots of types!)
  • Liquid stitch
  • Fray check

Glues & Adhesives

  • Duct tape
  • Double-sided tape
  • Hot glue gun/sticks
  • Fashion tape
  • Super glue
  • Super glue accelerant
  • Glue sticks

Makeup

  • Nail glue
  • Eyelash glue
  • Spirit gum
  • Setting spray for makeup

Props

  • Dremel with sander/cutter
  • Pliers
  • Craft foam
  • Foam clay
  • Paint brushes/paint
  • Kwik seal

Hair & Wig

  • Combs
  • Brushes
  • Foam head to hold wig
  • Bobby pins
  • Hair spray
  • Wig tape
  • got2b (wig spray/gel)
  • Hair ties

Bindings

  • Pins
  • Zip ties
  • Elastic
  • Rubber bands
  • Safety pins
  • Stick on velcro

Miscellaneous

  • Mirror
  • Bandaids
  • Wet wipes
  • Tide pen
  • Compressed air
  • Permanent markers
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