Experimenting with Lilypad Arduino and LEDs

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:

For more information, code and hints visit chebe's blog here. And for more news, updates and items of interest.please follow us on twitter, Facebook and Google+. To recreate your own wearable electronics, check out our range of Arduino Lilypad hardware:

... 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.

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