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.

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.

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.