Before the time period “cosplay” was born, hobbyists known as it “masquerade”, 
Cosplay Costume    which induced confusion to the Japanese target market due to the costumes not living up to the aristocratic origins of the word. 

Stores like JoAnn Fabrics have adapted to the current tendencies in crafting, carrying products that cater specially to the brand new era of crafters.  Deadpool Costume