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« on: September 08, 2010 02:29:19 AM »

A friend of mine has been invited to a steampunk themed wedding. She's supposed to dress accordingly. Since I'm one of the few people she knows that enjoys playing with clothing, accessories, crafty stuff, etc. that has the time to help her out, she asked me to... well, help her out.

The thing is, I've never done ANYTHING steampunk!! I think it's flippin' awesome, and would love love LOVE to get into it for myself as well, but am completely clueless as to where to begin. Except that she's got a newsie hat that could really use a pair of goggles...

Would somebody be willing to give me a crash course? Move this to an appropriate area of the board? Anything that will help? I'm lost!
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2010 03:26:04 AM »

Hello I love SP thngs also but mainly because I love the Victorian era clothes.So if I was you I would check out Victorian style patterns and add some SP gear ie clocks,cogs,goggles maybe a top hat.Just google Steampunk and a heap of things will come up.I am also in a ning site called www.steampunk.ning.com there are some great ideas there also.

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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2010 06:27:29 AM »

You might find some help and inspiration here:  http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php/board,9.0.html
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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2010 07:03:20 AM »

http://community.livejournal.com/steamfashion/profile is a great resource.

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2009/10/steampunk-101
http://community.livejournal.com/steamfashion/929255.html
http://community.livejournal.com/steamfashion/tag/weddings
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010 10:41:05 AM »

I knew I could count on you guys. Thanks so much!   Grin

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