Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab

You Can Fab That… Backpack!

Creative kids wanted! Participants will design and build a fun backpack. We will be incorporating Adafruit FLORAS, a sewable, Arduino-compatible microcontroller to control sewable LEDs. There will be hand sewing with conductive thread and fabrics, machine sewing, and digital embroidery!

Learning Process and Outcomes

hand & machine sewing, digital embroidery, using 2d patterns for 3d objects, Adafruit FLORA & arduino code, schematic design

Take-Home Creations

A personalized fab-equipment-enhanced custom backpack (the coolest backpack ever!)

Please fill out and bring signed forms with you on the first day of camp OR just email us us the forms in advance. We will provide participants with a snack each day and a water bottle for the week.

Prerequisites: Learn to Sew, Camp Fab Lab or consent of instructor
Difficulty: Moderate
Required Ages: 9+
Required # of Participants: 6 – 15
Dates / Times: July 11 – 15 | 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $140

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