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Becky Stern

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”).

Latest from Becky Stern

Using just a few ingredients, I’ll teach you how to make Kryptonite candy that glows under UV light. This project is originally by BrittLiv on Instructables. Read more »

Build a pulse-sensing headband that flashes an LED array in time to the beating of your heart. You’ll scratch-build your own perfboard Arduino, assemble the Open Heart LED display, and learn how to use the AMPED pulse sensor. It’s the next best thing to wearing your heart on your sleeve. Read more »

Here I will give a simple bookbinding tutorial using a Japanese stab-binding technique for making blank books from paper that is printed on one side. These books are useful for all kinds of notes, and tell an interesting story about the place they came from. I work in the computer... Read more »

Twinkle toes! Make LED ruffles to customize your shoes in this CRAFT tutorial and video. This easy soft circuit project can get you started in wearable electronics and uses the LED Sewing Kit available at Adafruit. Read more »

Construct a basic long necktie with stripes to represent your favorite value of resistor – fashion inspired by the electronics bench! Learn to work with slippery fabrics cut on the bias. Read more »

Sew some pants pocket reflectors to gain visibility for night cycling. They tuck into the pockets for storage and then flip out easily and quickly for riding. Read more »

I have a bunch of great logo tee-shirts but they’re cut for men and I don’t like the way they fit, so today I’m going to show you how to mod your t-shirts into a flattering shape that you’ll actually wear. Read more »

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