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Here’s a fun looking project by Eli Skipp of Pumping Station One. Taking a departure from the permanency of traditional soft circuit crafting, she designed this customizable fabric light bright. To set up a display, you simply stick pre-bent LEDs where you want them, and they light up! The positive connection comes from the conductive thread strips on the front, and the ground gets connected to a conductive fabric strip on the back. The design just makes a static display for now, however with a bit of tweaking, it would be possible to support animations as well.

Photo by Anne Petersen


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  1. Nice to see the newish hackerspace in Chicago pumping out some projects!

  2. John Maushammer on said:

    She just gave a great talk in Berlin this winter — see it here:
    http://events.ccc.de/congress/2009/Fahrplan/events/3664.en.html

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