Here are a few tips for creating your e-textiles workshop and activities.
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.
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.
This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!
Build three simple electronics components using soft materials.
The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.
Check out Nick Poole's Interactive LED Installation.
The LED Coffee Table tutorial is posted! Check us out at Maker Faire Austin.
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
Join us on May 27t for the next episode of "SparkFun Live!"
Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.
Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.
Light up the party (and your wrist!) with this DIY Firefly LED Bracelet.
Make this great card for Father's Day, birthdays - or any occasion with a dash of DIY is the answer.
Here are some ideas and downloadable designs to get you inspired this Halloween season.
Spice up your fancy outfit with some flashy LEDs.
We're keeping you stocked in LEDS as well as few other new products (like the MUX Shield - and an awesome example from Rojas!)
Want the coolest Halloween costume around? This is the class for you.
Learn how to make these fun and funky headbands, perfect for any summer party or festival!
Build an indoor visual weather display with LEDs and the Particle Photon!
Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"
With the conclusion of the World Series, we thought you'd enjoy hearing some other unprecedented news, including the release of the NEW LP55231 Driver Breakout and LilyPad Sewable Electronics Kit!
I've got a project on my workbench that I was hoping to share, but I met some unexpected difficulty along the way.
How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!
Two brand new Teensy boards, our new version of the Beginner Parts Kit, and a slew of LilyPad LEDs. A Friday where you can find anything for any project!
It's a known trick that we can use LEDs in reverse. We'll explore how to use them as photodetectors with Arduino and create a simple demo that responds to hand swipes.
New LilyPad kits, sensors, perf boards, a crazy package tracker, and various pictures updates. Oh, and Production is moving.
Test your bare LEDs with a set of hacked tweezers - and don't worry about polarity!
The new pi-topCEED, APA102 LED Strips and a 48-Segment LED Bar Graph. DANGER ZONE!
My (successful) experiments with DIY lamps and nail art
How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.
Checkout this handful of projects including robot control using an accelerometer, outlet relay control, and a massive LED POV installation.
A new tutorial on getting a kegerator to tweet, and new products! A full rotation servo, HMC5843 magneto breakout, dual axis gyro, DC and Car power adapters, 16MHz resonator, and an RGB LED light cube kit.
A new jacket by Lynne Bruning aids the visually impaired with LilyPad.
Stephanie talks with us about the creation of her awesome LED Quiet Book pages!
Take prototyping to the next level with the ProtoSnap!
A great project for model railroading and a cool LilyPad design!
We're bringing a fun kit to Maker Faire and showing off the new game on the LED Coffee Table.
An awesome LED project by SparkFun customer Nick Hall and a handful of new products ranging from an extra "clicky" push-button to a tiny serial enabled GPS.