Thursday, May 21, 2009

Do-It-Yourself Project: Electronic Embroidery

Wow, geek fashion has risen to a whole new level. I'm not referring to your typical video game shirt, but rather clothing that requires wiring, solder, and power supplies.

Meet Diana Eng, Fashion Nerd-extraordinaire, who specializes in this budding genre of design and even starred as a contestant on the second season of Project Runaway (my reality TV weakness). She just released a book called Fashion Geek: Clothes Accessories Tech, which features the following DIY project involving a robot made of conductive thread and LEDs.

*Edit: embedded video link isn't working, so click on the above image to view it on Threadbanger's site.

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