0

QR code quilt

Qr quilt1

Excellent! QR code quilt by Spoonflower, via MAKE.

A QR code, or Quick Response code is a somewhat new technology that, when scanned by a smart phone or iPad app, takes you to a website or texts you with more information about a product. You see them everywhere now, from cereal boxes to bus stops. From the moment Jake got his new phone, he was obsessed with them. I remember he used to talk about how production at Spoonflower could be more efficient if we could just walk around scanning QR codes to look up orders and find out information about rolls of fabric. As for me, I just liked how they resembled little patchwork quilts. So when the staff challenge was announced, the idea of making a QR code quilt seemed perfect.

Our first step was to pick our QR code. Every web page has a corresponding code, so we had a lot of silly ideas about what site to choose. For loyalty’s sake we chose Spoonflower and with a simple free online code generator, Jake was able to print out an image of the QR code for the Spoonflower site. We used this as a guide for our quilt.

We added it to our QR section, which is growing at a steady clip. Got a QR project we haven’t seen? Post a link in the comments.


Join 6,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Aquarium troubles: the cost of iteration and troubleshooting with a manufacturers abroad

Wearables — Plastic gem know-how

Electronics — Counting Pin Numbers

Biohacking — Exploring Our Inner Reality : Entopic Visions

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython 3.0.0 Release Candidate 0 released!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



3 Comments

  1. Hi Becky- I have several QR code quilts. A couple of them are posted on my blog.

    http://blog.muppin.com/2011/08/misunderstood.html

    http://blog.muppin.com/2011/06/new-weekly-quilt-qr-affirimation-1.html

    Thanks!
    Cheryl (Muppin) Sleboda

  2. Cool, thanks for sharing them!

  3. Last year I wrote a QR wristwatch as part of my 30-days-of-watches project: http://www.flickr.com/photos/osr/5723235729/

    Source code: https://bitbucket.org/hudson/watches/src/tip/qr

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.