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A Qwiic-enabled Ambient Light Sensor is here, along with an updated LilyPad LED board!

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Lumos! Here are my experiences 3D-printing a "magical" illuminated wand theatrical prop for my students' performance.

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A new soldering kit for beginners, a soft circuits kit from ChickTech, an updated version of the OpenMV, two GPS/GNSS antennas and parts for your CNC!

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Let's take a look at some of the amazing costumes and props from Dragon Con!

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I attended my first Dragon Con; here is some of the wearable tech I saw there.

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Kids love Minecraft and things that glow in the dark - here's a fun project to get your littles involved with electronics!

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A simple and inexpensive way to add a little flare to some thrift store treasures.

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Check out these techniques for making your very own soft electronic components!

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Students use LilyPad technology to create turn-signal jackets for cycling.

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You wanted more LilyPad; you got it! Plenty of fresh, new e-textile kits and amenities for your wearable needs!

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SparkFun partners with the LA Philharmonic for its first-ever music hackathon.

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This light-sensitive project is designed to keep pedestrians safe, without compromising style!

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Check out this beautiful Halloween costume made with LilyPad parts!

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After a decade we finally got around to giving LilyPad the attention it deserves!

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Add some LilyPad hardware to your pet’s Halloween costume because it's adorably hilarious, and you can.

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Check out these super cute DIY constellation embroidery hoops!

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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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