Phil @ MAKE writes about this scarf featuring not only Space Invaders, but a QR 2D barcode. I have a soft spot for barcodes; will someone make me one of these? I wonder what the code says… – [via] Link.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • Carikate

    Becky —
    Cool site! Ask for a barcode, and you shall receive == here’s a barcode that translates to
    It’s at
    Or, at least so my computer’s telling me. Enjoy!

  • John Young

    Wow, I’ve been working on the same thing (only in needlepoint, not in knitting):
    The URL encoded on the pillow top is the Semapedia link to “pillow” :)

  • Becky Stern

    Awesome! Thanks, guys!

  • Richard

    The barcode says: “Insert coin for extra life.”
    Just scanned it with a Japanese cellphone. They all have 2D barcode scanner. Awesome! :)

  • import2sage

    It is some think called as fashion with bar code .
    Fashion has not left bar codes also .