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Topic: I want to make a Steam Punk outfit for my 6month old grandaughter lol  (Read 771 times)
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« on: February 27, 2011 05:41:57 AM »

Has anybody any ideas what i can make for her ?  Grin  I `ve already had her dressed as a pirate but fancy Steam punk now but no idea what to make etc lol  Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011 07:29:04 PM »

Here's some general ideas for you:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=276754.0
http://alovelything.com/2009/09/crochet-inspiration-of-the-week-steampunk-crochet/
http://www.lama-solet.com/outfits/steampunk-princess/steampunk-princess.html
http://customboutiquechild.blogspot.com/2009/07/is-for-anthology-inc-steampunk-launch.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/34614769@N08/3216304764
http://community.livejournal.com/steamfashion/1247720.html
http://nyunyucosplay.livejournal.com/24311.html
http://www.denofangels.com/forums/showthread.php?381072-PlanetDoll-Mini-Riz-THREAD-TWO/page13
http://vvb32reads.blogspot.com/2010/08/steampunk-weekly-83010.html (the "Amber" doll)

Here's a bunch of free Victorian and Edwardian period patterns:

http://www.tudorlinks.com/treasury/freepatterns/index.html

Scroll to the bottom for the children's clothing (not toddlers or babies, if that's what you're looking for). Of course, these are just line drawings with general measurements. You'll have to draft the patterns and adjust the fit yourself. I think the kilted suit for a girl of 6 years is really cute and period-appropriate for most steampunk purposes (1876).

Here's some more free patterns (there's not many girl's patterns, though):

http://www.marquise.de/en/1800/index.shtml

Here's a few more links with pay-for patterns:
http://www.longago.com/victorianchildren.html
http://www.agelesspatterns.com/girls_1.htm
http://www.patternsoftime.com/products.asp?cat=9&pg=1 (the Victorian ones start a few pages in)

If you're ok with drafting, just looking at fashion plates of young girl's clothing can give you ideas, or even Victorian family portraits. Of course, steampunk is an alternate history, so you can take elements of Victorian fashion to add to more modern clothing.
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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2011 02:49:56 AM »

Wow !! thanks a lot for those links, must have taken you ages to do them , i`ll go through them and decide what to do   Grin Grin
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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2011 01:59:31 PM »

Der, I totally didn't notice "6 month old" the first time around Tongue

I hope some of those were helpful! From my understanding, most babies wore cute little gowns of various fabrics with embroidery and/or smocking and/or lace trim along the yoke. A matching bonnet is definitely a must! Buuuut, nothing in steampunk says you have to dress age-appropriate according to our modern standards Cheesy If you can make it fit, a mini-version of adult women's wear would be really interesting!
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2011 06:39:38 AM »

And of course the obligatory Goggles!

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« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2011 12:40:18 AM »

Laughing Moon Mercantile has excellent Victorian patterns, though not for children's sizes. If you feel like steampunking yourself, I highly recommend them.
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