Intro to Sewable Circuits with @KarenBlumberg

June 20, 2016

9:00am - 11:30am

(Feel free to use #MakerEd #teach21 @teach21C)

Lindsey Own’s notes: https://drive.google.com/a/theschool.columbia.edu/file/d/0B9jDHCaG8hKgbGlyMWdhbHJMaTQ/edit

Wearable DNA bracelet

1. Instructions for 1 LED light: http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cuff-Bracelet

2. Instructions for 2+ LED lights: http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-e-textiles/

3. More wearable instructions: http://www.makereducation.com/wearables.html

4. http://www.bio-rad.com/en-us/applications-technologies/science-artwork

DIY sewable sequins: https://karenblumberg.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/sewable-led-sequins-how-to-video/

Paper Circuits

Instructions: http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/paper-circuits

More Instructions: http://highlowtech.org/?p=2505

Greek Constellations: https://karenblumberg.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/greekconstellations/

LED-stuffed Toy

Simple battery pocket: http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Simple-Circuits/

Sewn Circuit instructions: http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/tinkering/2013/10/24/sewn-circuits-explorations

Soft circuit animal ideas: https://www.thetech.org/about-us/tech-blog/makerspace-tech-maker-spirit-soft-circuit-workshop

More ideas: https://www.etsy.com/listing/237931838/soft-circuitconductive-thread-light-up?ref=shop_home_active_2

Video instructions: http://sylviashow.com/episodes/s2/e6/mini/softcircuits

No-sew conductive doll: http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-knuffel-LED-stuffed-toy/?ALLSTEPS

Purchasing at Sparkfun https://www.sparkfun.com

Conductive thread https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11791

Sewable battery holder https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8822

Lily Switched battery holder https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11285

LED pack https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12062

LEDs https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10044

Lily Twinkle https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11364

Can also check out these places for supplies:

Adafruit https://www.adafruit.com/ 

DigiKey http://www.digikey.com/

Amazon http://amazon.com

Need Wire cutters, wire strippers, and needle nose pliers too!

Conferences:

Design Do Discover http://www.castilleja.org/page.cfm?p=943777

Constructing Modern Knowledge http://constructingmodernknowledge.com/

NYSAIS STEAM Camp https://www.nysais.org/page.cfm?p=3271&LockSSL=true