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Title:
Make it, wear it : wearable electronics for makers, crafters, and cosplayers / Sahrye Cohen and Hal Rodriguez.
ISBN:
9781260116151
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018]
Physical Description:
xi, 162 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Introduction -- Supplies, techniques, and fabrication machines -- 3D embellished t-shirt -- Fiber-optic fabric scarf -- Fun festival hip pack -- Solar backpack -- Starlight skirt -- Programmable sewn circuit cuff -- LED matrix purse.
Abstract:
"This fun TAB guide shows you how to dream up, design, and assemble fashion-forward wearable electronics, garments, and accessories in no time. Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers clearly explains cutting-edge sewing, crafting, and electronics techniques and features a series of easy-to-follow projects using readily sourced components and tools. You'll see how to embed the latest technology into your garments, including Arduino, color sensors, and Bluetooth--you'll even explore laser cutting and 3D printing!"--Back cover.
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Use DIY electronics and simple sewing and crafting techniques to make fashion-forward wearables--no experience necessary!
This straightforward guide shows, step-by-step, how to dream up, design, and create fun, stylish wearable electronics in no time! The book integrates simple sewing and crafting techniques with hobbyist electronics skills through a series of hands-on, step-by-step projects that will have you quickly making and sewing unique and interesting clothing and accessories.. . Make It, Wear It: Making Wearable Projects with Digital Electronics focuses on fashionable projects using easily sourced electronic components and tools. The book lays out techniques that enable sewers of all experience levels to embed electronics into their fashions--and that show electronics makers how to expand into wearables. You will discover how to incorporate the latest technologies into your clothing designs, including Arduino, addressable LEDs, color sensors, and Bluetooth--even laser cutting and 3D printing!
*Projects are designed to be both fashionable AND wearable *Features easy-to-follow instructions and clear illustrations for each project *Written by a pair of experienced designers whose wearables have been featured in runway shows around the world


Author Notes

Sahrye Cohen is the founder and chief designer of the San Francisco-based tech couture design group, Amped Atelier. Amped Atelier designs have been featured on the runways of San Francisco, California, and Calgary, Canada, and for Fashion Week in Xiamin, China. Sahrye teaches workshops on wearable electronics for costumers and cosplayers and has published articles on 3D printing in Make Magazine , and on cosplay techniques in The Virtual Costumer.
Hal Rodriguez is a maker and programmer and the chief technologist with the San Francisco-based tech couture design group, Amped Atelier. He has over 20 years programming experience and has published articles on 3D printing in Make Magazine .