Steampunk Costume: Weaponry Part 3: Weathering

Your gun has been primed and painted and is looking pretty good. But we don’t want a good looking gun! This is steampunk. We want something that looks like it’s been around the block a few times.

How to make Steampunk Weaponry

So I hear you want to make a steampunk weapon! You’ve come to the right place. It’s really not very difficult at all, even if you have never done it before. Better yet, you can do it for quite cheap.

Steampunk Front to Back: DIY Jetpack

Now that Julie has taught you how to make your steampunk costume and you’re looking sharp, it’s time to add those finishing touches. I’m Bethany Whitehead, Co-Programs Coordinator, and today we’re going to talk about one of the quintessential steampunk accessories: The Jetpack.

Venue Spotlight: Attleboro Area Industrial Museum

When I first started inquiring about venues that might be interested in participating in a steampunk festival around the downtown area of Attleboro, the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum was my first stop.

Venue Spotlight: Attleboro Public Library

The Attleboro Public Library in Attleboro, MA is an amazing resource, not only for research, but for recreational reading, programs, children’s activities, games, yoga, magazines, and informative displays. There is so much available at the library for every member of the community, but first, I’d like to talk about the building.

Featured Vendors Part 1 of 2

October 28th is coming up VERY soon and we want you to know who will be there to offer products of amazing quality and imagination and steampunk spirit.

Volunteers Wanted!

Do you want to pitch in to help the first annual Jewelry City Steampunk Festival become the best event it can be? Do you need community service hours for school? Do you want to hang out with a bunch of creative people for a day in Attleboro? Then this opportunity is for you!

So you want to make a Steampunk Costume?

Well, don’t be too intimidated. I’m going to take you through the basic steps. Remember: thrift stores, costume shops, vintage stores, or online are all easy ways to piece together a costume without doing any sewing. But I’m going to take you through some steps to show some basics of sewing your own costume.