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In celebration of Advanced Materials Month here on MAKE, I’m bringing you the most fabulous wearable electronics using innovative conductive materials like fibers and paints. This is the roundup to end all other roundups; it showcases 22 of my favorite projects. Above: Soft Circuit Musical Hats



Fairytale Fashion Show: Close-Up



LED Eyelashes



“See-thru-me” Light Shirt



Aniomagic Soft iPhone Remote Kit



Stretch-Sensing Bracelet


Craft Meets Tech at MIT



RFID Tags with Conductive Thread antennas



Turn Signal Bike Jackets



How-To: Light-Up Leggings



LED Heart Pasties



Fabric and Paper Speakers



Surface Switches from Conductive Paper


TV-B-Gone Jacket



LED Tank Top


Twinkle LED Dance Party Skirt


iPhone Gloves



Circuits That Stick to the Skin Like Temporary Tattoos



T-Shirt Responds to Pollution Levels



Massive “Wearables + Soft Computing” resources list



LED Shoe Clips



Salt and vinegar circuit etching



LED Sneakers


More:
Skill Builder 2012: Materials
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Becky Stern

Becky Stern is head of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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