Fabricademy Week 12: Skin electronics

Fabricademy Week 12: Skin electronics

One of the stragest but most fascinating topics of the course was the skin electronics lecture. Using applications and processes from the Etextiles and soft robotcs classes, I created a soilicone mask with a series of LEDs in, all connected by a conductive thread on the outer layer. Check out my development processes, the original […]

Fabricademy Week 10: Implications and Applications

Fabricademy Week 10: Implications and Applications

A goal of mine for this Fabricademy course was to work on a project which used waste Textiles. This weeks assignment has led me to look into the reason behind my future project, my intentions and how I might be able to achieve it in the short & long term Below is the class ouitlina […]

Fabricademy Week 9: E-Textiles and Wearables 2

Fabricademy Week 9: E-Textiles and Wearables 2

This weeks assignment was to continue developing our initial eTextiles projects started in Week 5 We were given two lectures by tutor Becky Stewart, who is a professor at Queen Mary University of London, an expert on electronics and integrating them into projects. Assignment 1: Create an interactive object; if you are already experienced with coding, focus […]

Fabricademy Week 8: OPEN SOURCE HARDWARE – from fibres to fabrics

Fabricademy Week 8: OPEN SOURCE HARDWARE – from fibres to fabrics

This class was based upon the open source hardware field and we focused on its potential in the area of textile. Our instructors this week were Mar Canet & Varvara Guljajeva. We looked at how we could enhance out of date machines for making textiles and how we might take advantage of fabricating digitally. We […]

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold – Knitted Fabric formation with concrete

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold – Knitted Fabric formation with concrete

Knitted Fabric formation with concrete Part 1 – Concrete with knitting impressions Part 2 – Removing the knitted casing Part 3 – Other Concrete fabric formations Part 1 – Concrete with knitting impressions One of my favourite concept was the concrete with the knitting impression in it. I set about using some previous hand knitted […]

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold

Fabricademy Week 7 : The Textile Scaffold

The class this week focused on exploring techniques and applications of technical textiles in the industry and our Global Instructor was Anastasia Pistofidou. We were introduced to the idea of designing custom processes that need a set of tools, a few processes and a consistent workflow. We looked at applications and we experimented with many materials […]