Whether you’re a cosplay beginner or expert, it’s not a bad idea to consider the basics. Cosplayer Sachie can help with that. She covers some costume in and outs on her YouTube channel, including a tutorial for making a staff. She crafted the accessory for a Sailor Pluto costume from Worbla, insulation foam, spackling, and a few more supplies. Watch the above video to learn how the staff came together or read the how-to on Sachie’s blog.
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