Synopses & Reviews
Everyday Steampunk Fashions You Can Wear Steampunk your personal style with these easy and inexpensive projects. This book shows you how to add Victorian flair to your modern wardrobe by adding a bit of vintage charm. Inside you'll find instructions for making a variety of popular steampunk wearables. Steampunk Your Wardrobe is your step-by-step guide to capturing the steampunk aesthetic in your apparel. It begins with easy-to-do projects such as embellishing garments that you may already have, and progresses to more complicated alterations. Projects are also included for making steampunk'd jewelry and accessories. The author provides clever and eco-friendly techniques for restyling common garments into stylish steampunk attire. You'll discover nineteen simple and creative ideas for repurposed fashion from your closet or the second-hand shop that require little to no sewing skills. You'll have as much fun making these garments as wearing them.
Steampunk your Wardrobe offers do it yourself-ers and crafters an easy and comprehensive, step-by-step guide to capturing a steampunk aesthetic in their fashions. Start with simple, easy-to-make projects, such as embellishing clothing you may already have, and proceed to more complicated alterations. Included are projects for steampunk jewelry, accessories, and clothing.
Learn to infuse the popular steampunk style into your wardrobe with easy and inexpensive techniques for garments and accessories.
About the Author
Calista Taylor is an author of steampunk/gaslight romances and non-fiction craft books, and also works as a book cover designer. She resides in New England with her husband, and two daughters.
When not running things over with a sewing machine or lacing herself into a corset, Calista can be found tapping away on her laptop, tormenting her characters, and riddling the streets of Victorian London with dead bodies and heaving bosoms. She's also a creativee cook who can't follow recipes, a versatile crafter, and a happy geek.
Table of Contents
Introduction Getting Started A Couple Things Before You Get Started Ruffles, Cabbage Rose Chapter 1: Easy Basics Steampunk Charm Necklace, Feather Fascinator, Lace Brooch Neck Ruff, Ruffled Lace Choker, Embellished Flask Chapter 2: Easy Clothing Projects, Hiked Up Skirt, Lace Edged Pantaloons, Bustled A Line Skirt, Lacey Circle Top, Shoulder Wrap, Knit Bolero Chapter 3: Steampunk Ahead!, Miniature Top Hat, Brown Ruffle Skeleton Scarflette, Victorian Purse, Victorian Lace Shirt, Leather Waist Cincher, Brown Caplet, Plum Shirt