Here is a fun and easy soft circuit project. I took an Instructables' Robot t-shirt and added some LEDs for the eyes and a flashing red LED for Robot's heart.  The switches are situated where the grey buttons on Robot's front panel are.

The circuit is sewed onto felt  that is attached to the inside of the t-shirt with Velcro so it can be taken off and the t-shirt can be washed.


Step 1: What You Will Need

  • Instructables' robot t-shirt (you can win one, or buy one here)
  • Felt: red and white for the heart and another piece for the circuit panel
  • Velcro
  • Matching thread
  • Pins, needles and scissors
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Washable fabric glue
  • Tape
  • Conductive thread (I bought mine here)
  • LEDs for the eyes (I used some yellow ones which I got from cheap set of battery powered Christmas lights)
  • Two push button switches
  • Resistor (use  this site to determine which one you need) 
  • Button cell battery
  • Flashing red LED circuit ( this I got from cheap flashing dollar store toy or you can make one)

<p>I'm new to this sort of thing. Could you provide any more information on the push button switches? When I search for that phrase on electronic parts websites, what they show doesn't look like what you have.</p><p>Thanks! Cool shirt!</p>
<p>You can use something like this: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/97</p>
EVIL ROBOT!!!! Oh nice project 5 stars!
Ok....I got leds, bateries, Wire ...I just need a T Shirt.
I see that you are entered in quite a few contests so you may win one.
Well... I hope so...I&acute;m gonna try harder &amp; better
Good job, Chrys!
Cool project Chrys, the robot <em>lives!</em><br> Where are the plans to make that middle button shoot a death-ray laser?<br>
Drat! How did you know about my secret plans?
amazing job!
Nice work! Amazing result.

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