Cosplay Fashion Show Competition presented by Famoré Cutlery presents award winners selected during h+h americas 2024

The first-time winners in five categories were selected on the second show day of h+h americas 2024.

The top prizes went to the following individuals:

Professional Division:

  • Best in Show – CaffeineCraft & SetterSpecs for Ninetails; Fox’s Wedding
  • Master Craftsman (Best in Show Runner-Up) – Pirate Fox Cosplay for Stygian Zinogre Armor from Monster Hunter World
  • Judge’s Choice Award – Scissor Wizard Cosplay for Rose Quartz from Steven Universe (Hannah Alexander’s Art Nouveau Version)

Student Division:

  • Best in Show – TanaKay Cosplay for Virgilia from Umineko
  • Judges Choice Award – Scarlet Stitch Studios for Marie Antoinette

These awards recognize the important contributions and crucial role cosplay designers provide as creators within the crafting community. As multi-media artists they bring imaginative garments to life from a variety of products, holding a vital position in the industry.

This year’s awards were generously sponsored by the following companies:

  • Platinum Sponsor- Famoré Cutlery
  • Gold Sponsors – Oliso, Janome America, WonderFil Specialty Threads, Shannon Fabrics, FanPowered Press, Universal Yarn
  • Silver Sponsors – Hobbs Bonded Fibers, Pauline’s Quilters World

In total $10,000+ in cash prices and products were awarded. Diana ‘Binkxy’ Tolin acted
as Master of Ceremonies and the panel of judges consisted of:
Ø Con of Pros and Cons Cosplay
Maggie Hofmann aka PaisleyandGlue
Ø Tim of Harrison Designs and Concepts

h+h americas looks at cosplay as a significant part of the crafting segment and is committed to recognize passionate creators for their achievements during this event.

A big thank you to our Sponsors!!

Future Show Dates:
h+h cologne – March 7 – 9, 2025 – Cologne, Germany –
(Friday – Sunday)
h+h americas – May 7 – 9, 2025 – Rosemont, USA –
(Wednesday – Friday)

For more information contact:
Darrin Stern – Show Director
h+h americas
773-326-9925 –

About Koelnmesse GmbH:
Koelnmesse is the number 1 trade fair location for numerous industries with some 1,000 employees and representatives worldwide. Cologne, Germany is centrally located in Europe and the Koelnmesse fairgrounds with 400,000 square meters ranks in the top 3 within Germany and top 10 worldwide. Every year, Koelnmesse organizes and conducts more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions, guest events and special events in Cologne and in the world’s most important markets connecting 54,000 exhibitors from 122 countries with more than 3 million visitors from 200 countries.

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Koelnmesse Inc., located in Chicago, IL for the past 22 years, is the North American subsidiary and marketing arm of the Koelnmesse Group, one of the world’s leading organizers of international trade shows. Their experienced team of marketing and sales professionals organizes trade shows and events in North America as well as North American Pavilions for US and Canadian companies at more than 25 trade shows around the world.


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