After watching Zoe’s tutorial in the Steampunk Spats Threadbanger episode, I got inspired to use the same technique to make spats for my Converse sneakers. I like the idea of having some for keeping my cons clean while I paint/cast/do other messy stuff, and also some dressy ones for special occasions. Check out my Flickr set for some in-process photos.


How-To: Steampunk Spats

Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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