Steampunk Costume for the Cosplay Newbie

If you are looking to make a Steampunk costume this Halloween, but you are like Sophie Brown – sewing limited capabilities :) – then join Sophie in her great endeavor to make a her first Steampunk cotume:

>In September I attended a steampunk convivial in my home town, naturally this required creating a steampunk costume. For someone whose sewing experience at the point of buying my ticket consisted of reattaching a few buttons to shirts, that was a pretty daunting prospect. Thanks to YouTube, Threadbanger and a lot of time on Google, I eventually managed to create a costume that looked pretty good, despite my lack of skills with fabric and thread.

We’ll post updates as we catch them – you can also follow her on Twitter.


This stretch bracelet has no clasp and will fit most wrists. Chunky Steampunk acrylic beads were used in several sizes, shapes and colors. The coloring is gold, silver and olive green. Being acrylic h...

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