Awesome DIY Steampunk Ursula Costume is Making Waves

steampunk ursula costume

This creation of this Steampunk Ursula costume has been filled with a lot of firsts. From leather and metal working, to playing with UV lighting and reactive paint. To creating a voice activated light up seashell. And even making two sets of tentacles – one from pool noodles, the other from toy snakes and wire. … Read more

Unique Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg Costume

Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg costume

The Extraterrestrial Steampunk Cyborg costume came about after my mother told me a story about an uncle of mine. He once dressed draped in cans at a Carnival many years ago. Well, I had the desire to try and recreate the exact costume but that did not go well. In my sleep I dreamed of … Read more

Amazing Steampunk Satyr Costume

Amazing Steampunk Satyr Costume

This Steampunk Satyr costume was entirely made by hand! I took my love for fantasy and combined it with my enjoyment for gears and mechanics.  My costume combined Steampunk and Satyr together. Making the Steampunk Satyr Costume Horns: The horns are sculpted/carved from insulation foam and coated with one layer of Worbla.  After they were … Read more

Steampunk Inspired Pumpkin Queen Costume

Steampunk Inspired Pumpkin Queen Costume

Pumpkin Queen is an original costume design created for Halloween. She is a villainess who will do ANYTHING (even kill) to stop premature Christmas decorating. I have been planning this costume for over a year. The costume and jewelry are steampunk inspired and completely handmade and designed by myself. I began this Steampunk inspired Pumpkin Queen … Read more

ComiCon Costume for the Tallest Steampunk Elf Imaginable

ComiCon Costume for the Tallest Steampunk Elf Imaginable

My 13 year old daughter is 5’10” and still growing.  We decided we were going to attend the first ComicCon to come to our town.  She wanted to be a woodland elf, like in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.  As we started working on her costume, though, she decided that adding a steampunk … Read more

Coolest Family Costume Tales of a Steampunk Alien Invasion

Coolest Family Costume Tales of a Steampunk Alien Invasion

I have five children. And with that statement comes the fact that Halloween is a HUGE deal at my house. Especially since I’m a clothing designer and my kids are all eight and under, so they take the opportunity to really test my skills. Originally, when my kids asked if they could all go as … Read more

Sexy Steampunk Sheriff Costume

Sexy Steampunk Sheriff Costume

I discovered steampunk in the Summer of 2013. I was instantly sucked in and decided to completely change my plans for Halloween just so I could carry an awesome steampunk gun. I settled on a steampunk sheriff costume. The Costume I purchased about $200 worth of rich fabrics and went all out stitching this creation … Read more

Cool Steampunk Zombie Woman Costume

Cool Steampunk Zombie Woman Costume

I made everything for this costume except for the Corset. The skirt is a modge podge of fabrics I had in my stock pile the white underskirt is all hand sewn. The Hat is embellished with Gears, Cogs, Fabric, Ribbons Bows skulls and a pair of goggles all items are made by me. My shoes … Read more

Awesome Homemade Steampunk Costume

Awesome Homemade Steampunk Costume

Krank Shaft the Steampunk Engineer with Achimedes the Owl Hello my name is Charles and I’m a Steampunk artist, I have created my own original character. Ever since i was a young boy i loved to make things from model planes to LEGO. Once I heard what Steampunk was, I knew it was me from … Read more

Sexy Steampunk-Style Mad Hatter Costume

Sexy Steampunk-Style Mad Hatter Costume

This is the best female Steampunk Mad Hatter costume ever! I was given the steampunk hat and the knee high boots for Christmas and everything else was home made. We went thrift store shopping, found a brown dress and a men’s black suit jacket. We altered the suit jacket by attaching safety pins in two … Read more

Steampunk Costume – Four Years In the Making

Steampunk Costume - Four Years In the Making

Why I made it? When I was 13 I moved to my eighth school and by that time I felt isolated. My dad had become sick and we moved due to medical reasons. I was naive and within a year, I had matured greatly. I needed something to grasp onto that would busy me and … Read more

Cool Steampunk DIY Couples Costume

Cool Steampunk Couple Costume

These Steampunk costumes were created with pieces we owned, new pieces we bought, and a few pieces we rented from a local vintage clothing and costume shop. Steampunk is something my husband wanted to dress up as for years, and last year, we finally did it! We got TONS of compliments and people asking us … Read more

Cool Woman’s Steampunk Costume: The Lady Captain of the Ark

Cool Woman's Steampunk Costume: The Lady Captain of the Ark

“Scarlett slammed the door shut behind them, quickly stacking available furniture against it. “Well, that won’t do much good against bullets,” she said, holstering her gun, “but it might slow them down. And while we’re here, we should –“ The Lady Captain stopped when she saw her crewmember leaning against the table, Morgaine at her … Read more

Halloween Steampunk Style Family Costume

Halloween Steampunk Style Family Costume

Hi, I’m grandma.  I have been making my granddaughters costumes for the last couple years.  Halloween is my favorite holiday.  Right after last Halloween the girls started talking about this year.  We looked online at lots of pictures.  They liked the idea of having a flying umbrella and a jet pack so we went with … Read more

Victorian Explorer Steampunk Costume for a Toddler

Victorian Explorer Steampunk Costume for a Toddler

I love Steampunk outfits. It is a modern Victorian style very popular right now . For this Halloween I decided to put together a Victorian explorer costume that could be passed down to his kids or passed on to other family members that would last rather than the store bought costumes that barely make it … Read more

Cool Steampunk Couple Costume

Cool Steampunk Couple Costume

My boyfriend, Joshua, came up with the idea to do a Steampunk (Victorian age, mechanical, sort of post-apoctolypic, science fiction genre) look for a Halloween costume, and I thought that sounded great! At first, I thought he might be upset that I wanted to copy his excellent idea, but he was thrilled to do a … Read more

Awesome Self-Levitating Steampunk Traveler Costume

Awesome Self-Levitating Steampunk Traveler Costume

I found an article on foam ideas and that spawned making this lightweight craft that appears to float. I also love the look of “Steampunk” and the “Time Machine” styling seen in movies. I went for a hovercraft that is supposed to be powered by Tesla Technology. The craft features lights and sound to help … Read more

Steampunk Bird Hybrid Costume

Steampunk Bird Hybrid Costume

The Steampunk Bird Woman, Miss Ava Fortune, was crafted from re-purposed cast-off materials. Miss Ava Fortune was a former high wire artist who sought the help of a disreputable doctor to employ the use of genetics to imbue her with bird-like traits that would enhance her performances. Alas, the experimental treatments only left her disfigured … Read more

Steampunk Masquerade for a Man

Steampunk Masquerade for a Man

We needed costumes for a party thrown by my husband’s coworker.  I enjoy science fiction and have been wanting to do steam punk outfits for a while.  We had to keep the cost down so here is what we came up with.  I found a masquerade mask online that my husband liked and then borrowed some elements … Read more

Creative Steampunk Pirate Captain Halloween Costume

This was the costume I made for Halloween last year and also for use in a steampunk costume contest. I wanted to create a Steampunk airship pirate ca

This creative Steam punk Pirate Captain halloween costume I made for Halloween last year and also for use in a Steam punk costume contest. I wanted to create a Steam punk airship pirate captain in a similar style to pirates of the Caribbean. This is what I came up with. First I made the bloomers … Read more

Original Steampunk Assassin Halloween Costume

I love steampunk and I wanted a costume that would be elaborate, but fun to make. I have listed here every item and how it was made by order of compl

I love Steampunk and I wanted an original Steampunk Assassin Halloween Costume that would be elaborate, but fun to make. I have listed here every item and how it was made by order of completion. Copper Spinning Gear ring: Description- A copper ring which has a cog that spins on top of a base gear. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Steampunk Costume Ideas

Homemade Steampunk Costume Ideas

Me, my husband, and daughter designed our steam-punk costumes. Almost everything for the costumes was purchased at thrift stores. The goggles were purchased at Nappa Auto Parts and spray painted. We took apart four old wind up clocks and some pocket watches for the hats and accessories. The arm bands were made from very small … Read more