Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Create Your Own Wearable Technology

#sxsw #wearables

Iap27840

ATTENTION: You must signup in advance to attend this workshop. You will need to have a valid SXSW badge, and an activated SXsocial account. To reserve your seat, please go here: https://sup.sxsw.com/schedule/IAP27840

Learn the basics of soft circuitry in this 2.5 hour workshop. Students will be given project-based instruction on basic circuitry and will construct soft circuits using conductive thread and fabric. Instructor Grace Kim will share basic sewing and physical computing knowledge and tips for repurposing everyday sewing implements for use in wearable technology projects. Students will walk away with a custom LED wristband.

Prerequisites:
- No prior experience with electronics or sewing required (knowing how to thread a needle and knot thread is a plus!).

What to Bring:

- Materials included.

Presenters

Erin Symons

Sr Mktg Mgr

Cotap

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Grace Kim

Sr Interaction Designer

Cotap

Grace Kim is a San Francisco-based wearable technology designer. Her work centers on incorporating traditional crafts such as embroidery, knitting, applique, and sewing, into circuitry.

In addition to teaching soft circuitry workshops, Grace is a senior interaction designer at Cotap, a mobile messaging app for business.

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