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How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!
What I love about the LilyTiny and LilyTwinkle are how much they lower the barrier-to-entry for advanced e-textiles. The jump from extremely basic LED circuits to Arduino projects can be really daunting to those who have no programming experience at all. I should know, I had never looked at a line of code before I started e-textiles, and it's still a foreign language to me. The LilyTiny and LilyTwinkle let people who haven't had a lot of experience with micro-controller circuits start slow -- just building the circuit, using the pins, and enjoying a cool animated effect -- all without coding.
To me, the benefits boil down to three important things: