Mandy Patullo: "Another recycled vintage quilt. This one has been made up into a dress using a 1980s Clothkits dress pattern. I have over printed and embroidered it and embellished the bodice with my trademark suffolk puffs.":
Jean skirt with ruffles. This works well as steampunk because it is not a blue denim, so it looks less like the typical denim skirt. Use bleach and/or dye if all you have is blue denim. Great way to give new life to jeans that fit well but have large holes in the knees or crotch.