A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 304,013
Currently Running With Scissors:
423 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: A clockwork dream...  (Read 3393 times)
Tags for this thread: costume , costume_idea , halloween_costume , steampunk , clockwork , victorian , craft_challenge_44_entries  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
bead~baby~bead
« on: November 02, 2009 07:38:15 PM »

So this is my first project post and my first time completing such ambitious costuming.

Using Simplicity pattern 2525 and salvaged fabric, I created this wonderful 3 piece outfit complete with fully lined jacket and vest. The dear bf's coat was a re-con made from his old Matrix duster. We added braiding I picked up on eBay (10yards for $5) and some gold buttons.

The bf took some model paints and some actual clockworks from a broken clock, along with some store-bought findings and my awesome squirrel earrings that we deconstructed to create our "logo" (he has a matching tie pin in his cravat) to make 2 pair of awesome time-traveler's goggles.

Add top hat for him, a feather and parasol, and lace up Victorian boots (not shown) for me et voila... Steampunk Awesomeness.


« Last Edit: June 01, 2014 02:16:55 PM by HSG - Reason: Fixed Missing Images » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Dem
Offline Offline

Posts: 146
Joined: 11-Nov-2007

I love yarn ever so much.


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2009 08:11:53 PM »

Wow!
So cute.

The goggles are awesome.
I don't suppose we'll see a tutorial any time?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
bead~baby~bead
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2009 08:22:25 PM »

I have another set, and plenty of findings and paint left over. So, I can probably do that Smiley

But not right away. I don't even want to step foot in my craft room after this project. A malfunctioning machine and seams I sewed over and over again. Made me want to pull my hair out.  Undecided

THIS ROCKS   Logged
craftewoman
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 5816
Joined: 30-Aug-2007

Busy sculpting...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2009 06:12:30 AM »

Great costumes! Steampunk is so ambitious! You guys did a great job.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Daniel Gross Talks About Dumb Money
Meet Author Jack Todd
Richard Paul Evans Talks About Grace
Matthew Van Fleet Reveals
Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter Talk About Chicken Cheeks
Latest Blog Articles
Cooking: Honey Month
September 19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Winner of Craft Challenge #102 - Swap & Share 3

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.