One decision every cosplayer must face is how in costume they want to stay when it comes to carrying their gear. If your costume doesn’t have pockets, you have to figure out where to put essentials like your ID, money or cards, and your convention badge. Some costumes have a bag as part of the outfit — like Indiana Jones — but sometimes cosplayers come up with a creative solutions to match what they’re wearing. YouTuber Lynne Lamkin created a bell bag backpack that’s perfect for Animal Crossing costumes. The bag is featured in the game, and her drawstring design is a faithful interpretation that will allow to hold all of your stuff, even if you find a furniture leaf on the ground. The above how-to video goes through the making process.
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