You light up my heart

I’ve been looking into e-textile and circuit sticker goodies.

Yesterday I played with the first of these, the Adafruit GEMMA - basically a tiny Arduino that can be sewn into clothing:

The video isn’t too interesting, but that blinking proves I can load sketches onto it. I’ll do more with this as soon as I can think of what to do (I have a feeling it’ll involve more stuffed toys)

Today was my first creative project:

It has no point, and I’m not sure it even looks that good, but it works, which is the first step towards me figuring out something worth building under my own power that has some purpose.

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Accelerometers could be fun here… One on that heart to detect when the door opens?

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I’ve written up a bit more about the project here:


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