ATtiny Workshop at Fab Lab BCN’s Textile Bootcamp

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 in Circuits, Craft, Learning, Tutorials
ATtiny Workshop at Fab Lab BCN’s Textile Bootcamp

ATtiny Embroidery In this workshop, participants will create a dual sensor testing circuit and touch sensitive textile using the ATtiny. ATtiny Embroidery Swatch from Liza Stark on Vimeo.   Important Links Code used in workshop Dave Mellis’ ATtiny library (To turn your Arduino into a ATtiny programming machine. Full tutorial here.)

The Flickering Unicorn

Posted on Dec 18, 2016 in Circuits, Craft, Sensors
The Flickering Unicorn

Finally! It’s here! The full Instructable for the Flickering Unicorn! This was a fun little project post-wedding dress construction. This unicorn costume employs eTextile sensor construction techniques to control the behavior of the RGB LED horn. The mane is a stroke sensor constructed from conductive and non-conductive yarn using a loop stitch technique. By stroking […]

eTextile Summer Camp 2016 in Photos

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Circuits, Craft, Sensors
eTextile Summer Camp 2016 in Photos

Another lovely high-flying summer at Paillard 🐓❤️ eTextile Summer Camp Happenings Softopia Discussion Exhibition Fictional eTextiles Focus Group

E-Textile Swatch: Rose Resistance

Posted on Jun 13, 2016 in Circuits, Sensors
E-Textile Swatch: Rose Resistance

Decorative elements can play an integral role as sensors in smart garments. The rose is a ubiquitous form of ornamentation across many craft practices, especially in crochet. My goal is to explore one technique for three dimensional sensor construction in the form of a crochet rose. Made with a combination of resistive, conductive, and wool […]

Sensor Mechanics: Lacing

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 in Circuits, Craft, Sensors
Sensor Mechanics: Lacing

Documentation for e-Textile Summer Camp swatches. More coming soon!! Go here for now. Schematic files for Silhouette Studio: Swatch_schematic_Lacing

Lace Me Up eTextile Swatch

Posted on May 31, 2015 in #MakeEveryWeek, Circuits, Craft
Lace Me Up eTextile Swatch

Submitted to the eTextile Summer Camp swatchbook call for entries.

Family Maker Day at WNYC’s Greene Space

Posted on May 11, 2015 in Circuits, Learning, Team Blinky
Family Maker Day at WNYC’s Greene Space

A family that makes together has more fun together. On Saturday, April 25, Team Blinky hosted its first Family Maker Day in the Greene Space with Note to Self, formerly New Tech City. The event was a huge success! We had over 70 kids and adults in attendance, working together to make simple circuits out […]

Simone Says Interface

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Circuits, Craft
Simone Says Interface

A game for the body. More description soon!

POV Fan Prototype 2

Posted on Feb 27, 2015 in Circuits, Craft
POV Fan Prototype 2

Turns out that the sewable Lilypad LEDs are *terrible* for persistence of vision. More to come soon!

POV Fan Prototype 1

Posted on Feb 15, 2015 in Circuits, Craft
POV Fan Prototype 1

Victorian ladies discretely communicated with pursuers through their handfan. This fan uses embedded LEDs to send written messages using persistence of vision, with angle and speed determining the message.