Embedding technology into textile patterns

[gallery] The DIY hacker-crafters at Aniomagic in Boulder Colorado have transformed an award-winning dress by textile designer Lynne Bruning called Bright Patches into an interactive music player. The project seamlessly integrates iPod functionality into the textile pattern and aesthetics of the dress and takes advantage of large diva-like gestures to manipulate your music. "For the prima donna in all of us, we can now interact with music with a 'swish, swish, click'. Like the diva you are, we expect you to dramatically reach for your dress to change songs on your iPod" Continue reading on aniomagic.com.

The project includes a set of detailed instructions that you can use to try it out yourself while refining your salsa moves!

More about Aniomagic here. Photos from aniomagic and flickr.