Craft:, the project-based magazine which helps regular people accomplish both simple and daring feats of DIY, has just published a book that brings the do-it-yourself spirit to fashion technology. A quickly growing field, fashion technology can range anywhere from solar powered jackets to skirts laced with location-sensitive LED lights to rings that display your Google rank.

The book, Fashioning Technology: A DIY Intro to Smart Crafting, is written by artist, roboticist, and teacher Syuzi Pakhchyan, and apparently the projects are easy enough (and the instructions clear enough) that there’s no need for any prior tech or electronics knowledge. Here are some of the fun and useful projects you’ll encounter in the book:

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