Beating Heart Headband (video)

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Beating Heart Headband (video)

In this episode of Becky’s Workshop, learn to make a headband that glows with your heart beat. First construct a stretchy headband from brocade and grosgrain ribbon, then embed the circuit boards and clip the sensor to your ear. You can find the Beating Heart Headband in MAKE v29, and see the complete how-to on Make: Projects.

Three key components of this project are available in the Maker Shed:

Subscribe to the CRAFT Podcast in iTunes, download the m4v video directly, or watch it on YouTube or Vimeo. Thanks to Britex Fabrics for the ribbon.


8 thoughts on “Beating Heart Headband (video)

  1. Roland Blais says:

    I know what some special girls are getting for Valentine’s Day this year. That is a seriously awesome project!

    1. Becky Stern says:

      Thanks, glad you like it!

      1. Roland Blais says:

        Like it? I <3 it!

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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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