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Steampunk Stitching Association


Steampunk Stitching Association

A united association for seamstresses, tailors and crafters of the steampunk variety from all across the globe and sky. Come in, sharpen your scissors, thread your needle and enjoy conversation with fellow creative types!

Location: The Aether
Members: 641
Latest Activity: Mar 16

1. Be Excellent to each other!
2. Advice, suggestions and Instructions may be freely dispensed here, providing that your words and your work is your own. Otherwise, credit the creator.
3. Feel free to promote business and trade! If you'd like to share your wares, or solicit a commission either is fine.
4. Please don't slander anyone else's work, mock, "spork" or otherwise condemn another person's creation. Criticism should be constructive and you never know who's going to look at something you say on the internet so it's not very nice to giggle and point at strangers.

Nothing everyone didn't know already, I'm sure!

Discussion Forum

What's in YOUR project basket?

Started by Sair Blades. Last reply by Professor Argon Bats Jan 25. 563 Replies

/end cheesy moodWhat all has everyone been working on lately? Any cool projects in mind? Any freshly completed?I'm working on my first corset commission... now I'm an Amateur with a capital A for my…Continue

Non-Victorian styles and daily steam outfits

Started by Professor Argon Bats. Last reply by Professor Argon Bats Jan 25. 14 Replies

It occurred to me that all the projects I have shared with you have been Victorian or Edwardian based outfits, although I do sew some more modern items as well. I don't wear big Victorian gowns at…Continue

steampunk kids outfits

Started by Jonathan Harker. Last reply by Capt. Logan "Direwolf" Stewart Dec 5, 2014. 2 Replies

why is there  not more steampunk outfits ???   and where can i find some Continue

Steampunk Toys

Started by Di Cooper. Last reply by Lepidoptera Wible Oct 26, 2014. 9 Replies

How do you do. I would like to hear from fellow toy makers.  I make felt animals and toys.  Is it possible to  make money from these unique patterns ?  Do you have a success story?  I am sitting on…Continue

Tags: felt, Toys

Welt Pockets on a Man's Vest - Anyone have a link to a great tutorial?

Started by C. E. McDermott (Clint Darby). Last reply by Rev. Luficarius Ratspeed Sep 10, 2014. 9 Replies

These pockets look marvelous - for me they are a true challange. Can anyone steer me in the right direction? Thank You,C.E. McDermottContinue

Tailoring Tutorial Video Project

Started by Rev. Luficarius Ratspeed Sep 10, 2014. 0 Replies

I just wanted to announce that I've recently launched a Patreon campaign to create a full range of video and written tutorials for…Continue

Frock Coat Tutorials?

Started by Rev. Luficarius Ratspeed. Last reply by Rev. Luficarius Ratspeed Sep 10, 2014. 23 Replies

There have been lots of threads on the group but none that I've seen that do more than chip at the edges of men's dress. And there always comes the periodical plea of "Frock Coat Tutorials" or "Frock…Continue

Adapting a pattern to what you need

Started by Lepidoptera Wible. Last reply by Lepidoptera Wible Jul 6, 2014. 2 Replies

I had it all planned out, I was going to add some lace and stuff to my 1893 ballgown from the first Gearcon in 2011 and call it good. Then I found this wonderful fabric at Walmart of all places,…Continue

Safari Jacket - Burda 7918

Started by A D Cruize. Last reply by A D Cruize Apr 8, 2014. 35 Replies

The time has come to stop thinking and do it.I plan to use this thread as a blog to chronicle the adventure.  Suggestions and advice are welcomed and appreciated.Got the camo to do one for…Continue

Tags: 7918, burda, jacket, safari

Corset Making

Started by K. Robin Egger. Last reply by Professor Argon Bats Feb 19, 2014. 5 Replies

I have been making corsets for a while and I am still struggling with setting grommets.  Other than the hammer and die (makes too much noise and takes too much time for my liking), what do you all…Continue

Tags: making, corset

Comment Wall


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Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on February 1, 2014 at 10:48pm

I will be going through my fabric stash in the next month ans something has to give!  I currently have far more fabric and notions than time.  So...there will be some great fabrics up for grabs.  Stay tuned.

Comment by Professor Argon Bats on December 3, 2013 at 2:00pm

Any of you as obsessed about black and white stripes as I am? I typically avoid synthetic fibers, but this was too good to resist: 1" stripe poly-cotton blend sold by the 15yd bolt (enough for a big bustle with layers, pleating, or whatnot), $46.25 at 60" wide. That's about $3/yard. Right now they have free shipping for orders of $50 and more, so just add some thread or something, and you're there :-)

No affiliation with the shop, just couldn't resist buying more fabric I don't really have the time for, ahem, and had to spread the temptation. Because I'm evil. There.

Comment by Sharon Fiscus on November 14, 2013 at 2:47pm

That is a delightful outfit.  I shall look into working it into my garb.

Comment by Professor Argon Bats on November 11, 2013 at 11:43am

This would make a very wearable outfit...

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I don't usually post such things, but this is too good to keep to myself.  This is a soft green color 100% linen for under $5 a yard!!!!

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Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on July 14, 2013 at 4:07pm

If anyone is interested, I just posted a blog on Steeampunk gentlemen's summer fashion.  You can see it here:

Comment by Terresa on July 6, 2013 at 12:57pm

Looks very good Miss Cherries.  I commend you on a job well done.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on June 30, 2013 at 1:34am

I thought ya'll would like to see my new cycling corset.  It is made of brown and pink ticking and lightly boned in spiral steel.

Comment by Shahbanoo Pantea on May 24, 2013 at 10:21pm

Well I'm glad we were all in an accord with it! Good luck on the derby Phineas, I'm certain you'll do it justice with your repairs,

Comment by Phineas Wotan Sprockett, O.C.C. on May 24, 2013 at 1:50pm

Shahbanoo and Professor,

     My impulse turned out to be correct.   I didn't feel at all comfortable using glue on a derby of this age.   Thank you for your thoughts on how to proceed.  I do not own any fine needles and your recommendation is most helpful.

I do intend to proceed with great caution!!     


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