Where Electronics Meet Textiles: a 2 day workshop Dec30

Where Electronics Me...

Lynne Bruning and Troy Nachitgall are hosting a 2-day eTextile workshop in Boulder on January 15 and 16 and it looks like a lot of fun! Info from the event site: Join Italian eTextile Master Troy Nachtigall and award winning textile artist Lynne Bruning for a unique 2 day workshop in electronics, textiles and fashion. Troy is a...

Wear your record album Dec28

Wear your record alb...

Playbutton is a pin-on button that holds a single album. You can pin it on your clothes to display the cover art and listen to the album. Much like vinyl or tape, the button holds only 1 album that you can play. No ordering or customizing a playlist. Just enjoy the album as you wear it. Images from...

A color-changing collection Dec27

A color-changing col...

Fashion designers are continuing to explore garments printed with color changing inks. The latest is Rainbow Winters Spring Summer Collection 2011 featuring garments that are printed with special thermochromic and hydrochromic ink, which change color when exposed to sunlight or water. “The signature piece of...

Holiday Gift Guide: Crafters’ Delight Dec21

Holiday Gift Guide: ...

Since returning from sunny St. Croix to a New York winter, I've been in serious hibernation mode: I'm eating holiday cookies for dinner, consuming tea by the potful, eschewing errands for Christmas specials, and seriously considering taking up knitting. Lucky for me, The Purl Bee (Purl Soho's blog) is chock full of project...

3D printed footwear Dec20

3D printed footwear

Designer Marloes ten Bhömer is focusing on mechanical couture through a series of beautiful 3D printed footwear called Rapidprototypedshoe. They are “built using an additive manufacturing technology in which successive layers of a photopolymer material is UV cured. The concept of the shoe is based on the idea...