Instructables: exploring - technology - soft-circuits - soft circuits - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:52:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-E-Textile-Arduino-Board/
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SMALL.jpg jseay The ATtiny85 chip is a simple $2 way to get into Arduino. It's the basis of low-cost microcontrollers like the Digispark, the Picoduino, the Trinket, and for e-textiles, the Gemma, and the LilyTiny. These off-the-shelf boards are brilliantly designed and great for one-offs. If, however, you need a b...
By: jseay

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:30:54 PDT
Making flexible PCBs with a laser jet printer or copier http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-flexible-PCBs-with-a-laser-jet-printer-or-c/
Making flexible PCBs with a laser jet printer or copier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/97LH/HSVGGCMK/F1797LHHSVGGCMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/97LH/HSVGGCMK/F1797LHHSVGGCMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/97LH/HSVGGCMK/F1797LHHSVGGCMK.SMALL.jpg satiredun You can make flexible PCBs on the cheap using a laserjet printer or copier- basically anything that uses toner. They have pretty good accuracy, but I wouldn't trust it for anything smaller than an 0805 SMD part, though I have done down to 0804. They're great for making LED boards that you can iron o...
By: satiredun

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:42:24 PDT
How to make Valentine Magnetic Hearts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Valentine-Magnetic-Hearts/
How to make Valentine Magnetic Hearts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FVHZ/HR9V9ARO/FTQFVHZHR9V9ARO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FVHZ/HR9V9ARO/FTQFVHZHR9V9ARO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FVHZ/HR9V9ARO/FTQFVHZHR9V9ARO.SMALL.jpg kitronik Get in the mood for Valentine's Day with these hearts that light up when they touch. Each heart has a magnet switch and magnet hidden along the side edges and once they are lined up with each other, a circuit is created and true love is declared! The hearts are hand sewn and are made out of felt b...
By: kitronik

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:50:27 PST
Make your own sonic sound scarf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-sonic-sound-scarf/
Make your own sonic sound scarf! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZLMK/HP8F2M9K/FYLZLMKHP8F2M9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZLMK/HP8F2M9K/FYLZLMKHP8F2M9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZLMK/HP8F2M9K/FYLZLMKHP8F2M9K.SMALL.jpg stephaniemars Transport yourself through sound ! Instead of using traditional headphones - this circle scarf has speakers embedded in it, along with a lilypad MP3 player so you can listen to music/sound through the fabric!  Step One Gather materials : Fabric (I used a lighter weight material to line the insid...
By: stephaniemars

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 08:18:54 PST
LED Cuff Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cuff-Bracelet/
LED Cuff Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YTKI/HO7X35GJ/F4BYTKIHO7X35GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YTKI/HO7X35GJ/F4BYTKIHO7X35GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YTKI/HO7X35GJ/F4BYTKIHO7X35GJ.SMALL.jpg bitwiseOwl Sew your own LED bracelet and wear it! Your bracelet will light up when you snap it together and close the circuit. Sew your circuit, and then decorate it how you like! If you're teaching this as a workshop, use my one-sheet pdf file below. Check out the Seahawks and Valentine's Day variations! I...
By: bitwiseOwl

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:37:14 PST
Make some Feltronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-some-Feltronics/
Make some Feltronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SMALL.jpg acklenx Feltronics turns your refrigerator into a soft circuit breadboard (a large format electronics project kit). That is, you can make real, working electronic circuits and projects using big fuzzy felt pieces, and stick them to metal surfaces.  Hackerspace Charlotte took home the Grand Prize from the Gl...
By: acklenx

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:15:20 PDT
City lights http://www.instructables.com/id/City-lights/
City lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5BXR/HGZO4CLH/FHV5BXRHGZO4CLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5BXR/HGZO4CLH/FHV5BXRHGZO4CLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5BXR/HGZO4CLH/FHV5BXRHGZO4CLH.SMALL.jpg made_by_kyle City lights is a fun project for kids of all ages to begin to learn a bit about soft circuits and an opportunity to create a fun at home project based either on your home city or one in your imagination. You will build simple block style buildings integrating LEDs for visual fun, there is a simple a...
By: made_by_kyle

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 22 May 2013 12:11:30 PDT
Beginning Soft Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Soft-Circuits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/2HF7/GMFIQ41D/F4B2HF7GMFIQ41D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/2HF7/GMFIQ41D/F4B2HF7GMFIQ41D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/2HF7/GMFIQ41D/F4B2HF7GMFIQ41D.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Beginning Soft Circuits" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 19 different projects to light up your clothes. Learn to make your own sparkling tutu, a turn signal bike jacket, light up leggings and more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community...
By: zazenergy

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 11 May 2011 15:39:04 PDT
How-To videos for eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-videos-for-eTextiles-soft-circuits-and-we/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/8RKH/GXUZIJYF/FHG8RKHGXUZIJYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/8RKH/GXUZIJYF/FHG8RKHGXUZIJYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/8RKH/GXUZIJYF/FHG8RKHGXUZIJYF.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How -To videos series about the basics construction of DIY soft circuits, eTextiles and wearable tech. These video shorts will help you- select hand sewing needles for conductive threads sew electronic hardware to textiles compare conductive threads and fabrics use conductive thread with your sewin...
By: Lynne Bruning

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Jan 2012 04:52:32 PST
Proximity-Sensing Pocket Squares http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Sensing-Pocket-Squares/
Proximity-Sensing Pocket Squares - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/3H8G/GMQ2LRCP/FTZ3H8GGMQ2LRCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/3H8G/GMQ2LRCP/FTZ3H8GGMQ2LRCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/3H8G/GMQ2LRCP/FTZ3H8GGMQ2LRCP.SMALL.jpg quasiben My friends and I like to coordinate for our mutual friends' weddings.  Our friends L & E got married recently and we wanted to do something special to mark the occasion.  We settled on something elegant and simple -- pocket squares that could visualize the number of people within a certain proximity...
By: quasiben

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 20:21:04 PDT
Needle-felted light up Prince of All Cosmos http://www.instructables.com/id/Needle-felted-light-up-Prince-of-All-Cosmos/
Needle-felted light up Prince of All Cosmos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/EJPI/GLWR1KSR/F96EJPIGLWR1KSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/EJPI/GLWR1KSR/F96EJPIGLWR1KSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/EJPI/GLWR1KSR/F96EJPIGLWR1KSR.SMALL.jpg spiralshannon Katamari Damacy is a fantastical Japanese video game in which you play the Prince of All Cosmos, a little green guy with an antenna-bearing oblong head and an aptitude for gathering large agglomerations of miscellaneous stuff onto a ball (the Katamari) that you roll around the world.  This needle f...
By: spiralshannon

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 2 Apr 2011 15:48:19 PDT
Hand Card & Needle Felt Conductive Material http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-card-and-felt-conductive-material/
Hand Card & Needle Felt Conductive Material - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HSQ0/GI0TDZJ3/FZOHSQ0GI0TDZJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HSQ0/GI0TDZJ3/FZOHSQ0GI0TDZJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HSQ0/GI0TDZJ3/FZOHSQ0GI0TDZJ3.SMALL.jpg F.S.P. This will go over how to hand card metallic wool with sheep's wool (you can use any fiber you want however) in order to prep it for felting OR spinning. Though you could spin this fiber, I will be going over how to felt it up into a solid textile using needle and wet felt techniques.  Learning how ...
By: F.S.P.

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Jan 2011 12:33:11 PST
Open Heart Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Heart-Hoodie/
Open Heart Hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LPON/G825NTY2/FU3LPONG825NTY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LPON/G825NTY2/FU3LPONG825NTY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LPON/G825NTY2/FU3LPONG825NTY2.SMALL.jpg nerdbot2085 This hoodie has an open heart kit on the chest that is removable using magnetic snaps. The kit is driven by a lilypad arduino and battery pack attached to the inside of the hoodie.  It runs various patterns through the LEDs when the zipper connects the exposed conductive threads. I was inspired by ...
By: nerdbot2085

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 24 Apr 2010 18:47:13 PDT