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November 11, 2015 AT 8:00 am

Power Pants with Singing Buttons #WearableWednesday

One of my students at SVA’s Products of Design grad program, Will Lentz, writes:

Power Pants are the pants that make you proud of getting dressed in the morning! They’re not your average pants. They provide you with a nice sense of accomplishment every time you put them on!

The simple wire contact activation was converted to a switch using conductive thread stitched into the button holes and around the button. This way, the button itself acts as the switch.

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Zipper Switch with Conductive Thread


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