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Wearable-Tech Projects with the Raspberry Pi Zero by Jon Witts

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Creating our personal t-shirt design

We are going to use an inkjet iron on transfer paper to get our custom design from our computer onto our t-shirt. I will show the design that I have used, but by all means, use your own design here!

You will need to create your image for your t-shirt design in an image editing package. You could use Photoshop if you have access to a copy, but I am going to use GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) for my design. There really is not much to worry about here apart from a few points to bear in mind:

  • Your final image will need to be reversed. This is especially true if you have any writing in it.
  • Think about how you will need to join your LEDs up. We are going to wire up 12 individual LEDs to our Pi Zero ...

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