E-Textiles

Since I have been sewing and crocheting for nearly as long as I can remember, I use textiles in many of my projects as wearable technology seems more feasible to me if it is as unobtrusive as your everyday clothes.

I’m really interested in the work being done by the Unstable Design Lab and looking at how the future of technology could be much “softer.”

LilyPad Arduino, shown here, is a product line designed to be sewn and wired with conductive thread.  I have used conductive thread, some minor components and LEDs in projects like gLovED but haven’t used the LilyPad micro-controller in any projects, yet…

 

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