Want to build a certain character but just can’t find the pattern you are looking for? In patternhacking 101 Sheila and Brian Fadrosh discuss how to take an existing pattern and make it your own -whether you are working in cloth, foam or any other materials, you can make it work!
Lady De L’Etoile, aka Sheila Fadrosh, is a fabric artist, known for her attention to detail, individual style and elaborately beaded and hand crafted costumes. Under the name Lady De L’Etoile she also teaches fun dance classes at events that get even the most confirmed wallflower out on the dance floor.
Brian Fadrosh is the award winning master Foamsmith behind BF Designs and loves creating large armor builds , the more elaborate the better! He most recently was awarded first place at the Baltimore Comic Con for his Dungeon and Dragons Lord of Blades build.
Well known in the Northeast Steampunk scene, Brian and Sheila Fadrosh are the dynamic steampunk cosplay duo behind the YouTube channel Building Steam. This award winning couple are self taught cosplay creators and love to talk about building practical cosplay skills and cosplay inclusivity.
Brian is one of the producers of the Key City Steampunk Festival and Sheila is on the staff as their Vendor Coordinator. Both are heavily involved with the Pennsylvania Steampunk Facebook group of which Brian is lead administrator. Brian and Sheila love steampunk not just for its aesthetic but for the sense of community it provides.