Steampunk on a Budget

North 230 Cosplay

Sunday June 4, 2023 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Love steampunk? Want to dress up and join in the fun? Too intimidated to get started? Don’t worry – we got you! Join Kat Shakespeare (formerly Bustle Girl) and learn to thrift, scrounge, repurpose, and adapt your way to a steam-inspired outfit you can be proud of. From thrift stores to dollar stores, garage sales to online resales, find the components for your creation. Whether it’s a no-sew costume or building an ensemble from scratch, the possibilities are endless. Discover tips and tricks to make and alter clothing and accessories to achieve that picture perfect look of a retro futurist. Resources and techniques will be shared, and you’ll leave with the inspiration and confidence to start your own costuming journey!



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