How do tools shape our process of making and the objects made? How could new tools give way to new skills and meanings being incorporated into electronic making practices? Insights My work explores interactions with technologies and their role in our everyday lives, through active engagement in making them. Here, I focus on textile materials and needlecrafts as techniques for making electronic technologies, reflecting on how tools that support a unity of crafting and engineering might contribute to the diversity of processes, outcomes, and practitioners in electronic making. The main functional task of tools for electronic needlecrafts is…
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