Felt IC

Craft & Design

Collin @ MAKE points us to this felt IC from the MAKE Flickr pool by Origamiwolf:

The various traced out parts are then scaled to the desired size, and borders then added for the seams. The chip is padded out with a rectangular foam block, and folded-up strips of aluminium foil are used to strengthen the legs. The next natural improvement would be to actually embed a real OP-07 within, and have conductive threads sewn into the various legs.

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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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