If your resolutions include doing more crafts (and the winter weather is perfect for it), we've got a brand-new LilyPad product in a sparkling new kit just for you.

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Here are some ideas and downloadable designs to get you inspired this Halloween season.

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Making illuminated costume items for late-night Pokémon hunting

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Everyone who entered totally rules, but there could be only three who took home the prizes.

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Building a muscle-riffic demo for conductive yarn!

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Be the light of your loved one's life with a heartfelt card!

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A recap of our Let It Glow e-card crafting class and our trip to Maine teaching at Berwick Academy.

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Sewing- not just for clothes anymore! (Or ever, really.)

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A new episode of Electricute, plus some changes on the wind!

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There's still time to build this great trick or treating bag for your kid - or yourself!

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Check out this incredible project from Aidan Chopra

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Have you picked up the parts for your next wearables project?

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We're right in our backyard for this upcoming Maker Faire.

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Get ready for the next episode of "SparkFun Live!"

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If you ever wanted to explore the world of wearables, now is your chance!

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