Experimenting with Lilypad Arduino and LEDs

Date Posted:19 July 2012 

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Sewing and electronics enthusiast chebe from Ireland has documented in detail her experience with using the Lilypad Arduino system by creating a large LED matrix top. Although the project may seem rather simple, there are some interesting hints and tips with regards to working with conductive thread in a sewing machine, and also electronics design and LED control. The following video shows the top in action:

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... conductive thread and other matching components. It's amazing what can be possible with some time and imagination, and remember that Lilypad Arduino parts can be washable by following their instructions.