Today we will introduce you to different types of gears and other mechanical objects. These items play an important role when creating Steampunk tangles!
Plating: I want to show you a simple way to turn ANY string ready for steampunk tangling
By adding a few simple dots and some screws I turned an ordinary string into something that suggest Steampunk straight away. It is the same effect that produce the pattern Steampunk Flower.
Here is a selection of different screws, nuts and bolts:
Gears are another commonly use item used in Steampunk tangling.
Here is a selection of step-outs for gears:
And finally we prepared step-outs for adding hinges and rollers:
Incorporating these into your artwork will already give a Steampunk feel to your tangling!
All these patterns can be found collected under
For the next 7 days we will add new subjects, patterns and artwork to our Steampunk section. I hope you have fun joining us on this journey!