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If you want to make your own fabric-based remote control for your iPod or iPhone, Aniomagic made a kit for doing so. It’s a switch made with pieces of conductive fabric and uses conductive yarn to connect it to a special iPod/iPhone dock connector. Easy peasy, circuit squeezy. [via Fashioning Technology]

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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”).