This is a really detailed tutorial for making spats or boot covers. This is one of the better boot cover tutorials I’ve found. The possibilities for color and embellishment are endless.
Vampire Knits: Projects to Keep You Knitting from Twilight to Dawn”, is listed at around $12, but you can get it from your library, used on Amazon for as little as $2.15 plus shipping, or on half.ebay.com for a few dollars.
You can also check out comments about the project on Ravelry if you signup for free here. The knit corset is described as:
The corset is knit side-to-side of two strands of Louet MerLin Sport, a linen/merino blend that produces a strong fabric with a soft hand and fluid drape. It is knit at a tight tension for a fairly firm fabric, and then further enforced with twill-covered boning sewn inside for support. … Wear it on its own as an undergarment, or over a filmy cotton camisole or silky satin slip dress or tailored skirt and blouse as outerwear.
28 Projects and don’t let the Twilight reference keep you from looking at these projects!”
DIY Steampunk Victorian Bustle Petticoat Sewing Pattern circa 1880 from Etsy. This is a paper patter for $17.50. “This Victorian/ Steampunk bustle petticoat sewing pattern is designed by Harlots and Angels Corsetry and has been crafted to be a perfect and comfortable fit for all shapes and sizes. Detailed instructions on making the petticoat are included.”
There are more Steampunk patterns for sale such as leather corsets and Steampunk menswear at this Etsy site.
DIY Steampunk Bicycle Chain Choker Tutorial by flyingpuppy on Instructables here. For the video go here.For the outfit she has put out 2 videos here. The videos show how to make her skirt from a bed sheet and the bustle from a tractor inner tube with electrial tape. Also check out her bike parts’ boots.
Parts for the Steampunk Necklace below.