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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.
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!
LilyPad + Stunt Kite = Awesome
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 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!
Needing a way to keep track of the SparkFun Keg, an Arduino-based keg monitor serves up a web page and "tweets" when the handle is pulled.
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 simple, decorative momentary button made from conductive fabric, conductive thread, and common craft supplies.
A quick overview of the E-Sewing Kit and the components it's made of.
Building a jousting bot
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.
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.
Want the coolest Halloween costume around? This is the class for you.
A new jacket by Lynne Bruning aids the visually impaired with LilyPad.
A great project for model railroading and a cool LilyPad design!
Casey created a kite with LEDs and accelerometer. Checkout this tutorial showing how to use the LilyPad to light up the night!
We'll have the LilyPad kits available for sale at the Maker Shed. And we now have a PDF catalog!
New LilyPad kits, sensors, perf boards, a crazy package tracker, and various pictures updates. Oh, and Production is moving.
How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!
New stuff just goes on and on. FM Receiver, KinetaMap, LilyPad parts, IR Camera, Hand tools, solder wick, NanoMuscle, switches...
A neat little project on beer fermentation control along with new gyros, upgraded LilyPad, a motor driver shield for Arduino, and some new development boards.
New. Lots. XBee, linear pots, encoder, USB ANT Stick, a little LilyPad proto board, some AA batteries, and a new Rotary Phone using Bluetooth!
Take prototyping to the next level with the ProtoSnap!
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 …
The LilyPack Lab Pack is the base item you can use to teach your…
The LilyPad Design Kit (LDK) is a great way to get started with …
Materials for soldering 3 potentiometers to 3 LilyPad protoboard…