Rachel Meikle Cosplay
Rachel Meikle AKA Rachel Meikle Cosplay, was born and raised in Warren Ohio. Rachel's love for costuming and gaming has been her passion since she was a child. She credits the start of her creative enthusiasm to countless hours playing Legend of Zelda other Nintendo games with and against her family. She blended that creativity with her love for horses and during her childhood 4-H years when she began making her own costumes for her and her horse to wear in the county fair costume class. Rachel also enjoys drawing, painting and sewing to relax in her free time. She is self taught. She learned to sew by taking clothes apart and reverse engineering them into new creations. YouTube videos played a huge part in teaching herself about armor and props.
Rachel Started cosplaying in 2014. She come a long way from where she started and hopes to continue to grow and expand her skills. Rachel has been honored to have won ' Best in Show' at the All Americon in 2014, 'Judges Pick' at the All Americon in 2015, 'Best in Show' at the All Americon in 2017 and 'Best Female Hero' at Wizard World in Cleveland 2018 and Best Duo Wizard World in Cleveland 2019. Although Rachel has come far, she knows she never done learning. She hopes her humble beginning can inspire others to dare to experience the magic of creating or becoming a character you love. Whatever your skill level in cosplay may be, Remember this, You only fail when you stop trying. If you wish, become a fan at www.facebook.com/RachelMeikleC... and follow her on Instagram @RachelmeikleCosplay