Allegra Hawksmoor's Profile

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My name is Allegra, and I'm a soon-to-be-thirty year old writer, artist, seamstress, maker and general Jack-of-All-Trades living in a small village in rural North Wales.

I am currently an editor for SteamPunk Magazine. I love the Romantic poets and anything to do with the late 1700s and early 1800s, which is the reason why I have developed dreampunk: a kind of steampunk influenced by hot air balloons, the natural world, early industrial technology and the spirit of Romantic inspiration.

I got into making clothes a few years back, after I realised that a mixture of my fuller figure and my unusual tastes meant that finding steampunky clothes was always going to be difficult for me. A little way down the line, and now I am making them for other people as well!…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 10
  • Joined January 10, 2011

Favorite materials

upcycled clothing, glass beads, sari silk, printed fabrics, embroidery, applique, oil paints, canvas, lace, broderie anglaise

About

Hello!

My name is Allegra, and I'm a soon-to-be-thirty year old writer, artist, seamstress, maker and general Jack-of-All-Trades living in a small village in rural North Wales.

I am currently an editor for SteamPunk Magazine. I love the Romantic poets and anything to do with the late 1700s and early 1800s, which is the reason why I have developed dreampunk: a kind of steampunk influenced by hot air balloons, the natural world, early industrial technology and the spirit of Romantic inspiration.

I got into making clothes a few years back, after I realised that a mixture of my fuller figure and my unusual tastes meant that finding steampunky clothes was always going to be difficult for me. A little way down the line, and now I am making them for other people as well!

Hopefully I can help a few people who, like me, have fuller figures and a taste for clothing that is historical and tasteful without being costumey, or just for people who prefer hot air balloons to airships!

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