E-Textiles Webinar for SparkFun

Today I hosted Intro to Sewable Circuits: Teaching Electronics Through Arts and Crafts, a webinar for SparkFun Education. Joining me for the broadcast was Melissa Felderman (Feldi) one of SparkFun's creative technologists who also works quite closely with wearables, soft circuits, and craft tech for her projects. View the recorded webinar below:

Inspire students to explore prototyping with electronics through combining craft and technology. Join Angela Sheehan and Melissa Felderman in an examination of alternative ways to teach introductory electronics and programming using LilyPad sewable electronics. Now through 11/10, get 20% off LilyPad products with code SEPT19WEBINAR

View the rest of the SparkFun Education series Maker Education in the Classroom.

Presenting at SXSW 2018


My colleague Melissa Felderman and I were chosen as speakers for the 2018 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. We will be cohosting a session on wearable electronics.

Design x Tech: DIY Wearable Electronics

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Join a discussion around sewable, soft, and wearable electronics for the hobby and handmade level. Learn about tools and products designers need to develop handcrafted wearable electronic projects. Engage in Q&A with experts in hobby level electronic product development and project creation. Discuss the challenges facing soft electronics, how to work around them, and how working with these materials taught them lessons in design thinking. Bring projects and ideas to share and discuss!

Date and time for the workshop TBD, stay tuned with future updates as SXSW releases more session details and programming.

Join us for SparkFun Live on Tuesday, April 21st!

If you want to learn about the wonderful world of e-textiles, join me on the next episode of SparkFun Live, airing on Tuesday, April 21st at 3 p.m. In this episode, Amanda and I will showcase a plethora of prom-themed e-textiles projects. We’ll be talking about how to use LilyPad sewable electronic boards in projects ranging from full outfits such as dresses and suits to smaller accessories including corsages, hats, and more. Read about the projects we'll be showcasing and building over on the SparkFun blog.