Becky Stern is a DIY guru and the Director of Wearable Electronics at Adafruit. Becky will be speaking at this years Open Hardware Summit about wearable electronics. Her work typically combines traditional crafts like embroidery, knitting & jewelry-making with Arduino. She has extensively documented the projects online for places like MAKE and Adafruit’s how-to. She is also a member of F.A.T. laband a general badass of all things electronic.
One of her most popular DIY projects is the Tron Bag
Additionally Becky has over 100+ instructional videos online:
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