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Steampunk Style DIYs: Get Spats Down Pat

The third and final leg of my Steampunk DIY adventure was a bit more harrowing than the others. I’d set out, armed with some white vinyl and pretty buttons, in a quest to make spats. The outcome was passable, not …

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Steampunk Style DIYs: A Necklace that’s Geared Up for Greatness


Cogs on togs — it’s one of my favorite parts of the steampunk aesthetic. Whether they’re nested into a top hat or crimped onto earring backs, watch gears and parts have a decidedly excellent air about them. I figured …

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Steampunk Style DIYs: A Ruff Idea


The swish-swish of petticoats, the oily gleam of top hats, the hungry teeth of cogs — steampunk style seduced me the minute I first saw it well over a year ago at The Great Handcar Regatta. Buoyed by this …

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