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Attachment Options for the PCB Embroidery Project

Attachment Options for the PCB Embroidery Project

on1 February 2016 / in electronics, exhibition, hardwear

  Exploring options for mounting the Embroidery PCB’s at the Foothills Museum show this June.                    

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Heart Sensors

Heart Sensors

on4 December 2015 / in electronics, hardwear

  Sticky heart sensors.    

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Stitching PCB Progress Update

Stitching PCB Progress Update

on24 October 2015 / in hardwear, sewing

           

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Embroidering PCB’s

Embroidering PCB’s

on24 October 2015 / in hardwear, sewing

   

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Vector Boards

Vector Boards

on16 October 2015 / in hardwear

     

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Circle Disks

Circle Disks

on17 January 2015 / in electronics, hardwear

  Circle discs found in Harry’s toolbox inspire.              

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ATtiny45

ATtiny45

on22 January 2014 / in electronics, hardwear
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Two Blue

Two Blue

on5 December 2013 / in hardwear
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Light Emitting Diodes

Light Emitting Diodes

on26 November 2013 / in hardwear
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Coin Cell Battery Holders

Coin Cell Battery Holders

on15 October 2013 / in hardwear

So many options for 3V CR2032 coin cell battery holders to sew into eTextile projects.

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Vibrating Pancake Motors

Vibrating Pancake Motors

on8 October 2013 / in hardwear

I purchase these little 10mm vibrating pancake motors from eBay and use them in haptic eTextile and paper computing projects. I generally get 25 or 50 at a time and they cost about $.50 USD/ motor. Super Afforable! Be careful when stripping the leads as the wire is very fine and its easy to inadvertently cut thru the wire rendering […]

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Before the Fashion Came the Arduino and ATtiny45s

Before the Fashion Came the Arduino and ATtiny45s

on7 October 2013 / in hardwear

Before the pasta and fashion show I taught the 8 year olds about using Arduino as ISP for programing ATtiny45‘s to blink in sequence. Again.

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Borderless Arduino Kit Review

Borderless Arduino Kit Review

on3 October 2013 / in hardwear

The 8 year old and I had the Borderless faux Arduino board working in no time – once I remembered to change the Arduino platform over to a Lenardo board setting. Its the little things that snag the system. However there are no instructions. No printed directions came with the kit to bring the new user to a website, help […]

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Photo Shoots

Photo Shoots

on2 October 2013 / in fashion, hardwear

Photographing hardware is so much easier than dresses, but a lot less fun.  I’ve been working on documenting my latest hardware and next week I’ll have images of coin cell battery holders that I’ve been using this year. meanwhile… please enjoy some behind the scene pics from 2010! Carl and Sarah preparing to shoot the blacklight reactive tutus used by […]

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Tilt Ball Switch

Tilt Ball Switch

on1 October 2013 / in hardwear

Inexpensive and super simple to use.  Switch your eTextile projects on or off with a tilt! This one is $2 from adafruit. Digikey has more accurate tilt ball switches. You can make your own by following this Instructable.

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