Sarah Shay, Musical Guest

Returning to Clockwork Alchemy this year is Seattle musician Sarah Shay! Check out her tracks on Spotify here and enjoy the ukulele fun! Sarah Shay is a writer, musician, and podcaster from Seattle. She plays nerdy songs on ukulele about dead poets, time travel, and fictional hobos, which are usually funny but sometimes sad. She…

Reading the Clock: A Primer on Steampunk Literature

Reading, Writing, and Wrenching with Words Say you’re new to this Steampunk thing, and looking to broaden your horizons. Or maybe you’ve been around the globe on an airship adventure, but you’re curious about what others in the brass and goggles set may get up to of an evening. Look no further than the pages…

How Does One “Do” Steampunk – Getting Started with Steampunk Costuming

Our age of steam and enlightenment has brought luxurious textiles and everyday conveniences to the masses, allowing our Steampunk aficionados at Clockwork Alchemy to adorn themselves in a variety of silks, taffetas, brocades, and delicate laces. Others find appeal in hand-tooled leather, sturdy armor, impeccable tweed, and plenty of brass. This aesthetic is achieved with…