HOW TO – Sew Smart DIY LED shirts

Craft & Design Technology
HOW TO – Sew Smart DIY LED shirts

Our pal Diana Ng has a fun how-to over on Gizmodo on how to make your own LED enabled shirts… – “Diana Ng of Project Runway fame is a geek’s fashion designer. Today, she’s teaching us how to sew LEDs into your clothing. We’re all familiar with the LED belt buckle and the Motorola/Burton jacket, but now we’re grabbing fashion by the threads and showing you how to make your own tech-inspired clothing…”Link.


  • Geek Girl Takes on Fashion – Link.
  • Diana Eng on Project Runway – Link.
  • MAKE Fashion Show featuring Diana Eng and Emily Albinski – Link.
  • MAKE Fashion Technology Show Photos – Link.
  • CRAFT 01 – The Electric Tank Top – Use silver-coated thread and a microprocessor to make programmable LED clothing – Link.
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