Maker Guest of Honor: Beverly Downen


Beverly is an award-winning, internationally published professional author and creator, crafting high-quality costumes based on pop culture characters as well as elaborate original designs. She has been featured on, Tested, Be Amazed and many more, and has been a special guest at numerous conventions across the US. In addition to having a passion for writing extensive tutorials, Beverly is very well known for being a positive role model and cosplay community leader. In 2018 she founded SheProp and is the executive producer of all programming. She also hosts the ShePropTalk podcast. Her 240-page how-to book Cosplayer’s Ultimate Guide to EVA Foam is due on bookshelves everywhere November 2022.