Limitless lighted jacket

Final Project Post

Upload images and videos of your final project and an image of your final poster as a JPG: I tried to upload videos but they don’t show up as they are quicktime iPhone videos, so I had to take these screenshots: light up cuff interior shot of patch pocket lights […]

Weekly Update #6

  *Photos will be added Monday* Progress made this week: sewed the arms onto the lining basted the lining to the jacket outer sewed pockets onto jacket What needs accomplishing: embed componets attach cuffs attach collar POSTER! THIS WEEK!: Monday: SEW! take photos and prepare poster Tuesday: Have poster ready […]

Weekly Update #5

  Progress made this week: Re-cut and sewed my lining correctly ordered and received the new battery and extra LEDs I needed new components. rechargeable battery, battery port with on/off switch, button board, 10 white LEDs for the cuffs Tested hook and loop closure as a ‘switch’ in a circuit […]

Weekly Update #4

Progress made this past week: lining material sewn together facings added to jacket test fitting (slim) coding for light up pocket function copied and applied to a second set of pins on the lilypad arduino pockets patterned What needs accomplishing: wiring diagram pattern cuffs (no longer using a clear cording […]

Weekly Update #3

Progress Made this past week: Lining material cut coding successfully done bellows patch pocket concept researched ideas on where to integrate the electronics What needs accomplishing: Need to find a sewable material to conduct light through the cuff bands (plastic cording essentially) find a better dedicated power source for my […]

Weekly Update #1

Out of difficulty trying to find a ready made jacket to accommodate the components and  liner,  I decided to construct my own. GOOD: My jacket is starting to take shape, I have selected a pattern, sourced fabric, cut the pattern, serged the edges, attached the front to the back and […]