You Can Fab That...Backpack! - Summer 2016

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Mon, 7/11/2016 - Fri, 7/15/2016
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Summer Camp

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Dates & Times

July 11 - 15, 2016, from 1pm - 4pm 

About You Can Fab That: Backpack!

Creative kids wanted! Participants will design and build a fun backpack. We will be incorporating Adafruit FLORAS, a sewable, Arduino-compatible microcontroller to control sewable LEDs. There will be hand sewing with conductive thread and fabrics, machine sewing, and digital embroidery!

Learning Process and Outcomes

Hand & machine sewing, digital embroidery, using 2d patterns for 3d objects, Adafruit FLORA & arduino code, schematic design

Take-Home Creations

A personalized fab-equipment-enhanced custom backpack (the coolest backpack ever!)

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