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Steampunk Goggles Tutorial

By mtani
Quite a few have asked me how I made my Steampunk goggles, so instead of having to repeat myself I decided to make a tutorial =)

This way of making a pair of goggles is perfect if you're on a tight budget, as you've probably got all you need in your house already ^_^

For a better picture of the finished goggles look here [link]
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Flightybird41's avatar
Thank you, now I can finally make my goggles >w<
hollyleaf152's avatar
These are so awesome
Titanium-Alex's avatar
This is great! I'm collecting tutorials on these XD Planning to make some at some point.

Just one thing, do you have a template for the pieces of leather which make the eyepieces? How do you work out how they should fit?
Thislifesend's avatar
Thank you for this awesome tutorial :D It works :D
AmeliaGearheart's avatar
You already made them??? Wanna see!
(oh, btw, mtani, I will try as well next week :) great tutorial!)
SteamBerry's avatar
thanks !
Good tutorial, and this is an original type of goggles ^^
ilvmakindolls's avatar
Wow! An excellent tutorial! Thank you!!!!!!
alesuriko's avatar
This is brilliant! Thanks so much for making this! Definitely will be making some of these in the future.
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Koneco-chan's avatar
muahahaha you might just have saved my halloween costume XD
Pwndu232's avatar
Sweet! Can't wait to try this myself.
Pwndu232's avatar
Sweet. I've been looking for a tutorial on how to make these. Can't wait to try it myself ^-^
ZexionVampire's avatar
I've found myself hoarding Nesquick bottle caps just to use them for making goggles. They're the PERFECT size~!
mtani's avatar
*LOL* Love it! good luck! :D
ZexionVampire's avatar
:D Thank you very much~!

I do have a question, though. Where did you get your leather? I'm having a bit of trouble finding some at a reasonable price.
Eadyu's avatar
i found some fake leather (fairly {actually, very} thin) for £6.49 per metre in Hobbycraft ^^ it looks nice, but may need some other fabric underneath to line it, for more stability
ZexionVampire's avatar
Oh, I see. Thank you very much ^__^
Eadyu's avatar
you're welcome :D
Nerkle's avatar
I would also recommend putting some kind of protectant liner on the edge of the lenses, just in case...
Killjoy-Cyanide's avatar
This would be a big help on my future cosplays :)

I'll send you pictures once I've successfully made them :D
2wicethepain's avatar
thank you! FINALLY a tutorial!
mtani's avatar
hehe, wooo! XD
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