Craft & Design

Lara Grant’s sewing machine is wired up to sense every time the needle is lowered through the conductive fabric swatch it sews, triggering a sound. I’m assuming it’s hooked up to a computer program that’s playing the sound, since it’s capable of playing back melody loops. [via Fashioning Technology]

2 thoughts on “Sewing Machine as Musical Instrument

  1. that’s so cool!! i’ve seen a similar thing done with an electric piano and a typewriter. the possibilities are endless!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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