Wearables are all around us as technology continues to shrink and develop. It's easier than ever to create wearable projects with specialised boards and conductive thread.

Flora

Flora is Adafruit's brand of wearable tech which enables makers everywhere to create their own wearable projects with easy to use boards, sensors, and more!

  1. FLORA - Wearable electronic platform: Arduino-compatible - v3
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    90% of 100
    SKU: ADA659 Brand: Adafruit
    FLORA is Adafruit's fully-featured wearable electronics platform. It's a round, sewable, Arduino-compatible microcontroller designed to empower amazing wearables...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 6 to 10 day lead time
  2. Adafruit GEMMA v2 - Miniature wearable electronic platform
    Rating:
    98% of 100
    SKU: ADA1222 Brand: Adafruit
    Love FLORA but want a bite-sized version? Look no further, GEMMA is a tiny wearable platform board with a lot of might in a 1" diameter package. Powered by a Attiny85...
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Lilypad

LilyPad is Sparkfun's offering to the maker world with their range of wearable technology that's packaged up in a maker-friendly format.

  1. LilyPad Arduino 328 Main Board
    SKU: DEV-13342 Brand: Sparkfun
    The LilyPad Arduino 328 Main Board is an Arduino-programmed microcontroller designed to be easily integrated into e-textiles and wearable projects. It offers the same functionality you find in other Arduino boards, in a lightweight, round package designed to minimize snagging and profile, with wide tabs that can be sewn down and connected with conductive thread.
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. LilyPad MP3
    SKU: DEV-11013 Brand: Sparkfun
    The LilyPad MP3 Player is your all-in-one audio solution, containing an Arduino-compatible microcontroller, MP3 (and many other formats) audio decoder chip, micro-SD card socket, and a stereo audio amplifier. Part of the Lilypad E-textiles line, this board can be used to give your fabric creations the gift of music, or any other sounds you can put on a micro-SD card.
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    2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. LilyPad Rainbow LED (6 Colors)
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    SKU: DEV-13903 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is the LilyPad Rainbow LED strip, with seven LilyPad LEDs that are still attached to one another, letting you snap LEDs apart at your leisure to sew into clothing or whatever else you can dream up.
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    50 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

Power

Wearable projects require careful power management because of weight and size restrictions and multiple battery options are available to get your next running.

  1. Polymer Lithium Ion Battery (LiPo) 3.7V 1100mAh
    Rating:
    99% of 100
    SKU: CE04377 Brand: Core Electronics Guides (1)
    Rely on the superior chemistry and energy density of Lithium Ion batteries for your next portable project. This battery has a capacity of 1100mAh and connects to your circuit by the attached JST connector.
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    240 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. Coin Cell Battery - 20mm (CR2032) [Bulk, Minimum of 5 Units]
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    SKU: CE00276 Brand: Core Electronics Guides (1)
    CR2032 Lithium metal 3V 250mAh button cell battery. Great for powering low power processors or blink an LED for weeks at a time.
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    6 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. Coin Cell Battery Holder - 20mm (Sewable)
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    SKU: DEV-08822 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is a coin cell holder for the common CR2032 type battery. The holder has a neat pop-in, pop-out feature that makes changing the battery easy. The feet of the holder have a small hole that allow it to be sewn without modification.
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    57 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  4. Coin Cell Battery Holder - 2xCR2032 (Enclosed)
    SKU: PRT-12618 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is a simple coin cell battery holder that can enclose two CR2032 batteries inside itself, and kept closed via two phillips head screws. Each battery holder will run batteries in series, output up to 6V, and is equipped with an On/Off slide switch and two 6" power wires (one positive and one negative) on the back.
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    13 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  5. 3 x AAA Battery Holder with On/Off Switch and 2-Pin JST-PH
    Rating:
    84% of 100
    SKU: ADA727 Brand: Adafruit Guides (3)
    This battery holder connects 3 AAA batteries together in series for powering all kinds of projects. Adafruit spec'd these out because the box is slim, and 3 AAA's add...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 6 to 10 day lead time

Thread & Fabric

Connecting components together is one of the biggest challenges with wearables, but never fear, we've got conductive thread, yarn, and fabric for your next project.

  1. Smooth Thread Bobbin - 12m (Stainless Steel)
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    SKU: DEV-13814 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is 12 meters of smooth conductive thread spun from stainless steel fiber and wound on a plastic bobbin. Use it to sew up all of your e-textile projects. This small bobbin is a great way to get into wearable electronics without the upfront cost of buying an entire spool of thread. Close to 40 feet of thread is enough to get a simple design stitched onto your shirt, backpack or hat.
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  2. Conductive Thread Bobbin - 30ft (Stainless Steel)
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    SKU: DEV-10867 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is 30 feet of conductive thread spun from stainless steel fiber and wound on a plastic bobbin. Use it to sew up all of your e-textile projects. This small bobbin is a great way to get into wearable electronics without the upfront cost of buying an entire spool of thread. 30 feet of thread is enough to get a simple design stitched onto your shirt, backpack or hat.
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    12 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th
  3. Conductive Thread - 60g (Stainless Steel)
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    SKU: DEV-11791 Brand: Sparkfun
    This is about 360 yards of conductive thread spun from stainless steel fiber and wound on a spool. You can use it as a creative way to connect various electronics onto clothing projects. This large spool is a great way to get into wearable electronics without a large upfront cost and a large enough quantity to not be afraid of making a few mistakes.
    $93.20 AUD, inc GST
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Jul 5th

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