A Toy Piano embedded on a T-shirt. It has 8 keys from Do to Do (1 octave). You can play simple music by wearing the shirt and pushing the fabric button on the shirt. All the components from the toy piano (batteries, speaker, circuit board) are placed on the shirt and connected with poppers. All these hard components are detachable so that you can wash it if you wish.

This particular Instructable is made for the Electronic Textile workshop that will be held in Zurich/Switzerland on Saturday 7th December 2009 as part of the DIY Festival Zurich. If you are interested in this workshop, please contact the festival.

Step 1: What You Need

What you need:
-Toy piano (batteries included)
-conductive fabric
-conductive thread
-normal thread
-neoprene (or normal thick fabric)
-fusible interface (iron on)
-3mm foam sheet
-ink jet iron on paper
-electronic wire

-soldering iron
-ink jet printer
-screw driver
Very creative
Also, is it washable? <br> <br>And could make some money, if you sold them to people.
You've made one very cool shirt! Way to go! :0)
that's utterly useless. and uselessness is half of the things I make. (I have a usb powered christmas tree on my desk right now.)
then you should build it! :D
alas, I don't have a toy piano.
Buy one! Could be bought online, at Toys R Us, Babies R Us, or any other toy/baby store!!!!!<br />
or in any thrift store or dollarama .... <br>
that could be a problem.
Can you put it on a backpack ?
I love this, I am so psyched, probably buying the piano on ebay.<br>I need to find conductive fabric and thread, if you have any leads, please let me know.<br>Also, I can't open the pattern. My version of Illustrator is older than yours. Can you save it as a pdf and put it on this site or email it to me at lockwooddesign@yahoo.com.<br>This shirt is just too cool for words. I'm new at doing things like this, but can't wait to give it a go.<br>I turned a pair of adult sketchers into light up ones tonight using the info from someone on this site. Believe it or not I am a grandmother, but love cool stuff.<br>And I really don't care much about what others think, well a little, but I have a really neat, awesome pair of sneakers. I'm trying some led projects also.<br>Again, thanks so much for posting this t-shirt.
who manufactures that shirt and is it available on-line?
No, it's not available online, madest (i dunno maybe it is) I think this person who wrote the article was just being creative and maybe you could take the time to actually make it. It's not expensive, far less than it would be if it were purchased online. All you need is a t-shirt, a children's toy piano, a few basic tools, and some foam. <br />
yes, i, uh... second this question? we need an answer, please.
it's a regular white long sleeve t-shirt you can get them just about anywhere. clothing store-wise
What do you mean with poppers and where can I get them? I have just started working on this project, I think its a very cool idea :) <br />
daphne, I&nbsp;beleive &quot;poppers&quot; is another word for snaps.<br />
where do you get the conductive fabric and thread? i really want to make this.
Now goto an airport,and power it with red c cell batteries too!
I love it, and I'm gonna make it. Then I'm gonna wear it in class:P
nice! love the aesthetics.
yeah, i think i'll just iron on the design and leave it at that. it looks pretty cool.
nice ible, but i would certainly look better on shirt specialist giannyl.... Just the testosteron speaking...
Looks like an Astronaut suit!
I love the fact that you could make this out of a baby toy piano and it is so simple even I could do it, but like most the things I make I probably wouldn't finish.
this is awesome haha. thanks for the inspiration :)
That is a great looking sweater.
I think conductive fabric and thread are awesome! I will eventually make my own thread and then something cool!
this is really beautiful!
agree with Syuzi - fabulous example on how to create beautiful design using technology and function as style element.

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