Winner of Cosplay Melee – Throne Off, Ambassador for Plaid Crafts, Best in Show MomoCon 2017, Best use of Technology and Favorite Social Media Vote at DragonCon 2016, Best in Show Journeyman Momocon 2015.
Emily Schmidt of Go Big or Go Home Cosplay is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. She has been cosplaying for around 5 years and loves the cosplay community. She feels it is a great place to make friends and learn new crafting techniques. Emily is known for her armor and prop making skills. When making her costumes she primarily uses foam, thermoplastics, electronics and 3D printing. Emily has won awards for Craftsmanship Competitions in the Journeyman and Master levels. Her most proud accomplishment includes competing on Cosplay Melee, SyFy’s cosplay competition show. As an artist, she is exploring more opportunities to work on commission builds and pursue work with others in the community. This includes partnering with Plaid Crafts as an Ambassador for their products. (Photo by Kendel B) @gbghcosplay for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Twitch