1. Soft-Circuit Workshop: interactive cushion covers

    Back by popular demand: our soft-circuit workshop at the V&A.

    soft circuit demo by sophie

    Bring a sparkle to your sofa and learn to make your cushions light up when you squeeze or rattle them.

    By using conductive thread, LEDs, and E-textiles, you will learn how to build a ‘soft circuit’ into a cushion, and make your interiors interactive. The workshop will lead you through embedding electronics into a cushion provided, but feel free to bring your own textiles or garments to embed the circuit into if you wish.


    Flower Cushion 2


    Sat 27 July 2013
    10:30 – 5pm



    The V&A Digital Studio, Sackler Centre
    Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

    BOOK NOW via the V&A website

  2. Soft-Circuit Workshop: Chatbot

    Come and make a cute Chatbot that talks back! This course is an introduction to soft-circuits and E-textiles, and basics of electronics for wearable technology.

    Using conductive materials for basic soft-circuit interaction techniques, the workshop will hack and embed a recordable device into your Chatbot, playing back Chatbot chatter.


    £80, concessions £64


    Saturday 4th May 10.30pm – 5pm


    The V&A Digital Studio, Sackler Centre
    Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

    Sign up Here!


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  3. Navigate Your Neuron! @ Barbican Brain Waves Weekender…

    MzTEK is participating on the Barbican Weekender this 2 & 3 March, delivering the positively buzzing soft-circuit workshop Navigate Your Neuron!

    Use soft-circuit electronics to make a wearable interactive neuron glove that lights up the Axon and buzzes at the Presynaptic Terminals when you stimulate the Dendrites.

    This workshop maps a neuron’s main components along an arm length glove, and uses electricity to send the signal from a touch sensor on the finger, up the arm via some lights to a buzzer in the elbow.

    The workshops are free and open to all, and will run for 2 hours on both days.  We recommend you come and sign up early on the day to avoid disappointment.


  4. Soft-Circuit Intro At Norwich Arts Centre

    Especially for all you crafty techies in Norwich!

    To celebrate the final day of our exhibition at Norwich Arts Centre, we are giving an introduction to soft-circuits on Saturday 9 March.  Come and make a fabric patch, or sample, that lights up when you move or press a button. You can attached your patch to garments or a bag for the ultimate in fashion accessories.

    By using conductive thread, LEDs, and conductive materials, come and learn how to embed a ‘soft-circuit’ into fabric.

    You will make a patch that can then be sewn or stuck using Velcro to your favourite t-shirt, bag or even your hat!  Alternatively, bring your own fabric or garment to sew the circuit onto directly.

    Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich

    Saturday 9 March : 10.30 – 4pm
    Women only

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