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The New Wings of Steam Website

Several New Features Steam Punk Gallery Steam Punk Wallpapers New Steam Punk Forums (Bbpress) New Social Profiles What’s going on? The original wings of steam website expired somewhere in 2013. It was apparently registered by a company that wanted to use the domain for Black Hat Seo Practices. Finally in 2015 it expired again. At…

Vest Tutorial (a simple, quick design)

Guide by maniacalmickey from threadbangers, the website is no longer operation, this post was located on a web archive and restored. Original Guide: Original Video http://www.youtube.com/v/Q7FZKOfTVmQ HOW TO MAKE THE CUTOUTS: FOR THE BACK PIECE: FOLD A PIECE OF NEWSPAPER IN HALF AND FOLLOW THESE MEASUREMENTS A: shoulders. the measurement of this depends on what…

Collar Necklace Tutorial

I dug for hours to find a copy of this tutorial and could only find the words, which I have rephrased, the pictures are forever lost. In honor of Steampunk week over at Threadbanger I am posting a tutorial for making a collar necklace. This first design is inspired by the necklace Corinne was wearing…

How to Make a cowl neck halter with Threadbanger

Zenovka and her assistant demonstrate how to make a cowl neck halter top. You’ll need an old t-shirt and the video below, and you’re ready to go in style. Though it seems that the threadbanger site is no longer operational, some of their videos are still on youtube, fortunately the “how to make a cowl…

How to make Bloomers

This article shows you how to make bloomers to your own measurements. The bloomers can be whatever length you want and this version has an elasticated waist. Only four measurements are needed, and you should be able to make them with around 1.5m (1⅔ yds) of 150cm (54”?) wide fabric and a piece of 25mm…

How to Make a skirt out of shirt sleeves

Thread Bangers demonstrate making a skirt from mens button down shirt sleeves. Brooksie from Haute Sew shows us the technique. Start bu Cutting the sleeves off the shirt at the seams. Next split them open at the shirt sleeve seams, leaving the buttons in the middle. Now pin the sleeves together along the raw edge…

A Petticoat for the Ages

All credit goes to http://theanticraft.com for this guide. This is an HTML version of the PDF File linked here. This page is responsive and will scale to fit mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) whereas the PDF requires extra software to view. We made this page so that everyone could view this guide no matter what device…

Making a Skirt Pattern

Archived from http://forum.threadbanger.com/showthread.php?t=1887 Original credit: ladyjanewriter Hello! In this tutorial, you will learn how to take a favorite skirt, trace it onto newspaper, add a seam allowance, a hem allowance, and some extra space at the waistband. Basically, this is an almost FREE pattern! And as we all know, FREE IS GOOD! If the pics…

Gandhi’s Pocket Watch Up For Auction

On March 4th in New York, the pocket watch originally used by Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi will be up for auction by a group called Antiquorum Auctioneers. Mahatma Gandhi’s silver Zenith pocket watch (circa 1910-1915) is expected to attract significant interest.  The pocket watch belonged to Gandhi, who later gave it to his grandniece, Abha…

Victorian Sci-fi Theatre: Wormtooth Nation

It’s been a while since I presented any videos on this blog, so this time around I decided to show an entire web series. Wormtooth Nation is a loose steampunk adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream which premiered between May and June 2008. Being a low budget film by a couple of college students,…