Category: Clothes

Stars Hoodie

This hoodie has 18 addressable LEDs controlled by an Adafruit Gemma board. They were connected using stainless steel conductive thread. This hoodie is made to be worn over something and never in the rain as the traces are not insulated.  The stars themselves are laser cut polyester with a small amount of polyfill used to diffuse …

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T-Shirt Kimono Tutorial

I had an old robe that I loved when I first tried this idea a couple year ago. But the first robe had no belt loops and the belt was quickly lost. I also overestimated the width and it was dreadfully unwieldy to wear but so soft. Check out the full tutorial at instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Kimono-Robe/

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Style in my nerdwear

I like a good nerdy t-shirt. Unfortunately they are done usually with the graphic on the front in a really boxy format. Neither of which looks or feels good to wear. So I paired a R2 Shirt with a navy blue t-shirt of approximately the same weight to create a mash-up that was more fun …

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Quicky summer sundress

When I made this one it felt totally like cheating. I used the pre-shirred fabric from Joann’s I got on sale. I couldn’t find a snapshot on the site but basically it was this but in the black and white pattern.   I used my dress dummy to fit the fabric creating the dress with …

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Elvis is in the building

After attending a workshop at the Rock Paper Scissors collective I used essentially the same technique but instead of starting with a hand drawing I started with an illustration and a laser cutter. Equipment laster cutter flash heater mylar screen spray adhesive Permanent spray adhesive squeegee ink cardboard or wood plank Plastic spoons Paper towels   Prep: Clean your …

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