Blog Posts

Angela has been blogging since 2009 on e-textiles, craft electronics, and education topics. She has contributed to the SparkFun Education and SparkFun Electronics blogs. Visit the Soft Circuit Saturdays archive for additional content.

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A brief history of LilyPad development with educator feedback.

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Tips for educators using sewable electronics in their learning spaces.

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Step-by-step instructions on creating oversized teaching props to assist in paper circuit activities.

Tutorials and DIY

Angela has authored over 50 concept guides, product guides, and tutorials. She regularly publishes online on SparkFun, Instructables, and  View a collection of Angela's projects on the Tutorials and How-To page.


Insta-Hue LED Party Heels

Bluetooth-controlled color changing heels. Published in Make Magazine issue 63.


The Great Big Guide to Paper Circuits

Let's take a look at different materials we can use to combine paper crafting and electronics.


Planning A Wearables ProjeCt

Tips and tricks for brainstorming and creating a wearables project.


PRotosnap Plus activity guide

Learn how to program in Arduino with the LilyPad ProtoSnap Plus. This guide includes 10 example activities that use the pre-wired LilyPad boards on the LilyPad ProtoSnap Plus.

Product Videos

Angela wrote the scripts, created the showcase projects/implementations, and collaborated with SparkFun videographer Cassy Grace to film these product showcases. View a full list of product videos Angela has hosted on youtube.

Creative Direction

Angela directed these video showcases that accompanied her project documentation and blog posts.

Interviews and Live Videos

Angela talks maker education, projects, and electronics in the field and the classroom.

Angela leads Intro to Sewable Circuits with co-host Melissa Felderman as part of SparkFun Education’s Maker Education in the Classroom Webinar Series.

Angela featured in Colorado State Library’s Super Happy Maker Fun Hour live at the 2016 Public Library Association Conference in Denver, CO.