Inspired by Marcelo Coehlo’s paper speaker and Vincent Leclerc’s Accouphene textile speaker, these paper and fabric speakers are made by running 5-9V sound amplified signal through a very conductive coil in close proximity to a magnet. Unlike most speakers that have the wire coil wrapped cylindrically and placed around the magnet, here the coil is [...]
Moving Fabric Petals
Using nitinol wire (shape memory alloy) to make petal-shaped pieces of paper and fabric bend, fold, twitch and move.
Sewable Surface Mount LEDs
If you want to include LED lights in your projects, one of the classic options used to be to wind the legs of a through-hole LED around the tip of a pair of needle-nose pliers, making rings that could then be sewn. Another option introduced by Leah Buechley, was to solder tiny metal crimp beads [...]
Nitinol/Shape Memory Alloy
Nitinol = nickel titanium Shape Memory Alloy = SMA also known as: smart metal, memory metal, memory alloy, muscle wire, smart alloy This alloy generally comes in the form of thin wires that can be baked in a certain shape at a certain temperature that it will then “remember”, and return to when current is [...]
Crochet LED Throwie
LED throwie is a great project from Graffiti Research Lab. So, as a contribute to their project, I made a “Granny Throwie”, LED throwie made with crochet.
Used in Wearable Waste of Energy, Tilt Sensing Bracelet (feedback bracelet)…
Used in: Wearable Waste of Energy, Piano T-Shirt, Wearable Toy Piano
Neoprene Motor Pouch
Used in solar t-shirt workshop.