Animating Textiles

Craft & Design

What a lovely video about animating textiles with SMA (shape memory alloys aka “muscle wire”), which expants and contracts when varying currents are passed through it. These are studies in the field by Lynda Fletcher, a student at Central Saint Martins. [via Fashioning Technology]

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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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