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Switch Craft: Battery-Powered Crafts to Make and Sew

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F.I.T. meets M.I.T. in Switch Craft, a book of 20 ultra-modern projects that are equal parts fashion and function. From a skirt that can streak trails of light on the dance floor to a laptop sleeve that’s the first to know when you’re in a Wi-Fi zone, these projects are made for the wired (or wireless) world. Without sacrificing style or being more complicated than six ...more
Spiral-bound, 144 pages
Published October 28th 2008 by Potter Craft
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penny shima glanz
Mar 11, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: craft-sewing
What won me over to the pleadings of this text and give it a chance to fight for shelf space? The subtitle. 'Battery-Powered Crafts to Make and Sew'. A while ago, my husband and I collaborated on our first project (an amigurumi helicopter with an led and a rotor motor). Since then I've been wanting to do it again. While I don't need an electrical or computer engineer to successfully complete any of the projects in this book (disclaimer, I am a computer scientist) I wonder what will happen when I ...more
Alison
Jun 06, 2016 added it
Well, I wrote this book. So I won't rate it. But, I will say I am very proud to make something that is both beautiful and has technical learning. Fashionistas, programmers, and makers alike can all love to work with electronics. It's designed to be a fun and easy intro. Can't wait to see what others make and don't forget the basics in the back!
Smellsofbikes
Jun 16, 2012 rated it liked it
Cute designs, ranging in utility from why-would-I-do-this? to hey-now-that-is-COOL. Most of them repurpose small tech into sewing projects, some in clever ways, so it's worth reading for that. I definitely felt like there was an unspoken "for girls only" subtext to this.
Rebecca
Jan 31, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: electronics, sewing
What didn't I learn from this book! Electronics and sewing!
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