Tara Atkins of Lula Cosplay, is a yoga instructor by day and a southeast cosplayer by night. She has been sewing since she was a child. Making her first “cosplay” with her grandmothers help. Tara has made over 200 personal cosplays since then, as well as many commissions. Learning new tricks and techniques along the way. She has won several awards over the years, Judged cosplay contests and made TV and Media appearances.

Tara has continued to use her sewing skills to work with several small production companies as well as local theater. She has turned her sewing and crafting into a full time business, selling at conventions, online and local shops. She has also been very active in the charity scene. Donating over 500 headbands and baseball caps to St Jude yearly. Visiting Hospitals and Children’s event within the Tennessee Valley.

Photo courtesy of David Ngo