Book Review – Steampunk Softies by Sarah Skeate and Nicola Tedman

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Steampunk Softies by Sarah Skeate and Nicola Tedman

The crew that brought you Zombie Felties are back with a new collection of soft toys for you to stitch — steampunk style!

This book contains the patterns for eight terrific characters that vary in difficulty. I still haven’t decided on who my favourite is, but Fathomless Tilt is slightly in the lead.

Steampunk Softies by Sarah Skeate and Nicola Tedman

Some characters are more detailed that others but if you created all of them I think you would have practiced a wide range of skills along the way. I like Tompion Zeitgeist, but maybe he is brainwashing me…

Steampunk Softies by Sarah Skeate and Nicola Tedman

Clear instructions and an introduction section will help you get started. Each character comes with detailed pattern guides, instructions and plenty of illustrations; all in all Steampunk Softies is a well-designed project book.

Steampunk Softies by Sarah Skeate and Nicola Tedman

This a great book for crafters — you can create some quite charming characters, and then go foraging for new metal gizmos to create your own with!

If you’re in the UK, why not buy it from Amazon via our bookstore?

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Competition Time! Win a copy of Steampunk Softies!

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Steampunk Softies by Sarah Skeate and Nicola Tedman

We have one copy of the book for you to win and it’s a doddle to do so!

The Steampunk Softies characters have got some great names — Minerva Dupine (above), Ferris Scapula and many more!

What would your Steampunk name be?

 

The closing date for entries is Friday 5th August, when a winner will be chosen by the random number generator and we will post the result.

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