DIY Inspiration: Long Lace Bow Cuffs from Mary Magdalene here. They are sold out of all the cuffs except for the off white. These are made of stretch lace for the top part and then regular lace for the bottom. You could make these so cheaply because so little lace is needed.
DIY Steampunk Windup Key Steampunk Doll Costume Tutorial from Cut Out + Key here. If you are mechanical and can figure this part out her key and cogs actually work.
DIY Dr. L. Hofstadter’s Compendium of the Human Skull Altered Book Tutorial and Printables from Seeing Things here. Really detailed tutorial on how to alter a book from one of my favorite altered books and Halloween sites.
DIY Easy Lace Up Corset Back Tutorial from Zeloco here. This is an excellent and easier than it looks tutorial. There is a tiny bit of hand sewing.
DIY Layered Tulle Petticoat Tutorial from This Blog Is Not For You here. This pattern has an adjustable waistband (so you can lower or raise the length. The right photo is a single and double petticoat combined and on the left is a double petticoat. Tulle is a really inexpensive fabric.