We're in the quietest week of the year now, when many people have time off and those that don't, are often just biding their time. It's a good time to look back and [...]
We've got a bunch of small items in stock that would make good gifts for your dear ones or yourself. I finally listed the clip-on horns in the shop. These babies are only [...]
The new, awesomely tall top hat (8") has found a home. A friend came to our Thanksgiving party who's known for his styley head gear. He saw Paul in the Westfalia and said "Hey, someone [...]
We had a lovely Thanksgiving - lots of good friends and family and food. We are thankful for our community, our customers, our health, our beautiful mountains. Here are a few pictures of Radhika in [...]
Paul in the booth modeling new top hats with a friend The con on Saturday was lots of fun. It was our first all steampunk con. It's a brand new event so they [...]
The Upstate Steampunk Extravaganza is a new con in Greenville, SC (I think this is the 2nd year). Gypsey Teague is putting together something small but mighty on Saturday 11/20. There will be [...]
Today is the first day of the Studio Stroll. Asheville has a wonderful area called the River Arts District. A hundred years ago it was the factory and warehouses district, now most of the buildings have been converted to artists' studios.
Steampunk is another huge genre and there are many places to go for tutorials on elements of a SP costume. Try Instructables, Costumers Manifesto and Steampunk Empire. I posted some goggle-how-tos on my [...]
Here are some other places to learn about making cool armaments.