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Book giveaway: Fashion Geek by Diana Eng

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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.

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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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