[Blabber] Early Winter Night Biking Gloves - Fashioning Technology

Antonio diveblends at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 12:01:11 EST 2012


I'd be interested (even contributing $) if we could get something that
could handle nylon webbing (i.e.
http://northeastscubasupply.com/store/webbing-tubing-cordage/webbing/2-39-39-stiff-webbing/cat_494.html
),
leather and sail material (old style canvas & Dacron).

Antonio

On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Justin Levinson <localtalent at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Crystal!  We voted you in last meeting, so welcome to the fold :)
>
> Wanted to chat with you about sewing machines - did you say you had a
> couple you wanted to bring to the space?  Would love to be able to work
> somewhere other than my apartment.
>
> If not, I'm willing to Craigslist something old + metal + simple, they
> seem to be going for not too much.  Depends if yours are nice/expensive or
> may not hold up to lots of potentially inexperienced hands on it.
>
> If/when we move to a bigger space, what I'd really like to get is a
> straight-stitch industrial, a few members have mentioned wanting to do some
> heavier-duty projects (backpacks, etc.).  I did some shopping around at the
> retail stores in the garment district, going rate seems to be ~$400 for one
> of those old avocado-colored Jukis that's been cleaned and lubed and comes
> with a warranty.  I'm also happy to do an arrangement like the mill, or
> just buy it and have people throw in $50 if they feel like they want to
> contribute.
>
> Talk soon!
> -Justin
>
> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 10:58 PM, SuperLuckyCat <crystal at superluckycat.com>wrote:
>
>> I love the biking gloves, Guan. I had actually been thinking of
>> developing something along these lines, being a cyclist myself. Nice that
>> the conductive yarn allows touchscreen use as well. I had thoughts of using
>> more complicated movement or gyroscopic sensing.
>> Any other suggestions for wearables projects, send them my way! I'll be
>> researching possible workshop themes and sending out suggestions for
>> feedback late next week.
>> --Crystal
>>
>> --Crystal
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mar 8, 2012, at 12:00 PM,
>> blabber-request at hackmanhattan.danielpacker.org wrote:
>>
>> > Message: 9
>> > Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 09:41:12 -0500
>> > From: Guan Yang <guan at yang.dk>
>> > To: Hack Manhattan List <blabber at hackmanhattan.danielpacker.org>
>> > Subject: [Blabber] Early Winter Night Biking Gloves - Fashioning
>> >       Technology
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>> http://www.fashioningtech.com/profiles/blogs/early-winter-night-biking-gloves
>> >
>> > This might be a good project for a wearable electronics workshop.
>> >
>> >
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