Google’s Project Jacquard

  We’re stepping a bit outside of the usual Gear Threads box this month to bring you something that’s not exactly machine embroidery (yet), but could have big implications for the future of textiles and technology: Google’s Project Jacquard.     Introduced in 2015, Project Jacquard is exploring the possibilities…

Wearables

I love compelling, conceptual, surprising sculptures made of wool, and I’ve shown you a bunch of them here on Mr X Stitch’sâ„¢ Felter Skelter. Last week I happened to come across a breathtaking needle felted necklace which, of course, sent me on a wool-jewelry web surfing frenzy. Here are my favorite…

Poked Circuits

Here’s a little roundup demonstrating what can happen when you mix needle felting and soft-circuit tech. Love it! Light up Gir and Prince of All Cosmos by Shannon Henry (Here’s a tutorial for the Prince!) Untitled (with leds) and Snowpeas (using fiber optics) by Kit Lane Bright Salmon Roe, Blinking Cone, Snake…