Book giveaway: Fashion Geek by Diana Eng

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org 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”).

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By Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org 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”).

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In celebration of Geek Chic month here at Make: Online, three lucky readers will win a copy of Diana Eng’s book, Fashion Geek!

You’ve seen it on the runway and the red carpet — clothing and accessories that combine the world of fashion with the modern sleekness of tech. And now, the know-how to to create these fashions for your own wardrobe is at your fingertips with Fashion Geek.

Project Runway contestant and author Diana Eng teaches you both the sewing and technology basics you need to create your own light-up skirt, twinkling shoes, and music-filled hoodie. With step-by-step instructions and how-to photos, learning the ins and outs of creating with LEDs, EL wire, and zigzag stitches couldn’t be easier.

Fashion Geek by Diana Eng
Book site: fashiongeekbook.com
Buy in the Maker Shed or on Amazon

Book Giveaway Time!

Three of you lucky readers will each receive a copy of Fashion Geek. Just tell us your idea for a using technology to express your personal style in the comments below. All comments will be closed by noon PDT on Monday, April 19th, 2010. The lucky winners will be notified by email and announced on our Twitter. Good luck!

Check out the EL Wire Shoes from page 69 in this video:

Update: Thanks for entering! The giveaway is now closed.