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Sometimes you want the bulb shape of a regular LED in a project, or would like your LED to sit on top of your fabric without a visible PCB, however small. For those situations and more, here is a quick tutorial on sewing with regular LEDs.
A video primer on the basics of LilyPad etextiles, using a simple circuit.
A beginner's guide to building a circuit with the new LilyPad LilyTwinkle!
A primer on the ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Board. What it is, what it's made of, and how you can program it.
A brief introduction to sewing an Arduino circuit with the Lilypad Arduino Simple board. This tutorial requires no programming knowledge.
LilyPad + Stunt Kite = Awesome
A simple, decorative momentary button made from conductive fabric, conductive thread, and common craft supplies.
A fun, craft-heavy project that uses the LilyPad TinyTwinkle to illuminate a pair of translucent fairy wings.
A basic project with amplification, enclosure modification, timing, and Eagle layouts.
With the power of the pogo pin and some creativity, our testing methods have come a long way! Our ever growing arsenal of test-jigs is now up to 138. See how they work and how we make them.
Ever wanted to program ATmega328s outside of the Arduino IDE? Wonder how to tweak the bootloader? We show you all sorts of tips and tricks for Programmer's Notepad!
So you've built up a Simon kit? What next? How about turning your Simon Board into your own unique project? This tutorial will get you up and running with Arduino software, guide you through a few example sketches, and send you on your way to create your own. Careful, this stuff is highly addictive :)
She's always sending me mixed signals. Checkout this twist on a stoplight costume using MOSFETs, XBee, and plenty of blinking LEDs.
A quick overview of the E-Sewing Kit and the components it's made of.
Building a jousting bot
How to sew the ProtoSnap e-sewing kit together!
We're offering a beginning LilyPad class next week - we'd love to see you there!
Angela from the Education Department visited F.I.T's Digital Spa Maker Camp to present a workshop on LilyPad and e-textiles.
Our E-Textiles guru Dia explains how to make a decorative conductive fabric button!
Join us on May 27t for the next episode of "SparkFun Live!"
Make this great card for Father's Day, birthdays - or any occasion with a dash of DIY is the answer.
A new jacket by Lynne Bruning aids the visually impaired with LilyPad.
Take prototyping to the next level with the ProtoSnap!
A great project for model railroading and a cool LilyPad design!
Want the coolest Halloween costume around? This is the class for you.
Casey created a kite with LEDs and accelerometer. Checkout this tutorial showing how to use the LilyPad to light up the night!
Nick covers for Rob as we wave 'hello' to some new products!
We'll have the LilyPad kits available for sale at the Maker Shed. And we now have a PDF catalog!
Using the Simblee LilyPad to make a fitness bracer that hooks up to your phone!
How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!
SparkFun Electronics @ WEAR 2016 Thank you for joining SparkFun at the WEAR pre-conference workshops. Here you will find all t…
Simblee is a small Arduino-programmable Bluetooth 4.0 (BLE) module allowing you to get started playing with IoT (Internet of Things). Unlike other IoT offerings, Simblee integrates the GUI descript…
From June 24-27, SparkFun traveled to sunny San Diego, Calif., to participate in the 33rd ISTE conference and exposition. We hope you were able to stop by our booth! We’d like to offer you a pro…
Due to high demand we have limited availability until Spring of 2016. Workshops We Provide: PicoBoard Digital Sandbox LilyPad Development Board SparkFun Inventor’s Kit Workshops include th…
January 12, 2011 - THE MAYHEM CONTINUES: SPARKFUN TO GIVE AWAY $150K OF FREE ELECTRONICS - SparkFun’s second annual Free Day set to help new and old customers alike, destroy F5 keys worldwide March…
Arduino Buying Guide Let’s face it, there are a lot of different Arduino boards out there. How do you decide which one you need for your project? With this table, you can not only compare featu…
XBee Buying Guide Welcome to the wireless world of XBee. Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe you haven’t, either way you are in for a fun ride. XBees are tiny blue chips that can communicate …
ISS National Design Challenge Have questions? Let me know! firstname.lastname@example.org Welcome CASIS ISS National Design Challenge participants! The following parts may be useful when developing your …
This is the wishlist that you can use to make the e-textiles...
Some parts suggestions for a E-textile kit. One battery can...
Add 100 kits to the base order of 50. Extras are to account...
This will add an additional 50 kits to the order for 50. No...
Materials for creating e-textile masks with a group of 20...
An alternative to the E-Sewing kit.