Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers

McGraw Hill Professional

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Create your own stylish, electronics-based wearables―for all experience levels!
This fun TAB guide shows you how to dream up, design, and assemble fashion-forward wearable electronics, garments, and accessories in no time. Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters and Cosplayers clearly explains cutting-edge sewing, crafting, and electronics techniques and features a series of easy-to-follow projects using readily-sourced components and tools. You’ll see how to embed the latest technologies into your garments, including Arduino, color sensors, and Bluetooth―you’ll even explore laser cutting and 3D printing!
Projects include:
•3D embellished T-shirt•Fiber optic fabric scarf•Festival fun hip pack•Solar backpack•Starlight fiber optic skirt•Programmable sewn circuit cuff•LED matrix clutch purse•And more
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About the author

Sahrye Cohen is the founder and chief designer of the San Francisco-based tech couture design group, Amped Atelier. Amped Atelier designs have been featured on the runways of San Francisco, California, and Calgary, Canada, and for Fashion Week in Xiamin, China. Sahrye teaches workshops on wearable electronics for costumers and cosplayers and has published articles on 3D printing in Make Magazine, and on cosplay techniques in The Virtual Costumer.
Hal Rodriguez is a maker and programmer and the chief technologist with the San Francisco-based tech couture design group, Amped Atelier. He has over 20 years programming experience and has published articles on 3D printing in Make Magazine.
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Publisher
McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Aug 29, 2018
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Pages
176
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ISBN
9781260116168
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Language
English
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Genres
Technology & Engineering / Electronics / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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"This is teaching at its best!"

--Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit), and author of Much Ado About Almost Nothing: Man's Encounter with the Electron (Booklocker.com)

"A fabulous book: well written, well paced, fun, and informative. I also love the sense of humor. It's very good at disarming the fear. And it's gorgeous. I'll be recommending this book highly."

--Tom Igoe, author of Physical Computing and Making Things Talk

Want to learn the fundamentals of electronics in a fun, hands-on way? With Make: Electronics, you'll start working on real projects as soon as you crack open the book. Explore all of the key components and essential principles through a series of fascinating experiments. You'll build the circuits first, then learn the theory behind them!

Build working devices, from simple to complex You'll start with the basics and then move on to more complicated projects. Go from switching circuits to integrated circuits, and from simple alarms to programmable microcontrollers. Step-by-step instructions and more than 500 full-color photographs and illustrations will help you use -- and understand -- electronics concepts and techniques.

Discover by breaking things: experiment with components and learn from failure Set up a tricked-out project space: make a work area at home, equipped with the tools and parts you'll need Learn about key electronic components and their functions within a circuit Create an intrusion alarm, holiday lights, wearable electronic jewelry, audio processors, a reflex tester, and a combination lock Build an autonomous robot cart that can sense its environment and avoid obstacles Get clear, easy-to-understand explanations of what you're doing and why
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