Category Archives: FashionGeekBook

On PBS SciGirls High Tech Fashion

Last fall, I had a lot of fun being a mentor for an episode of PBS SciGirls which aired last week. I worked with 11 year old SciGirls Ariella, Hallie, and Sophia to create a super hero princess dress for the Fairytale Fashion launch party. Watch the Episode here. The girls designed the super hero […]

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Threadbanger: How to Sew with Electronics

Today I am on ThreadBanger showing how to hand sew with conductive thread and LEDs to make the Robot and Friend embroidery from my book Fashion Geek. Download the Robot and Friend pattern from ThreadBanger.

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Popular Science: A Fashion Geek Release Party

Today, PopSci.com features photos from the release party for my book, Fashion Geek. Stuart Fox says, “Is that a circuit in your pocket, or are you just really into my conductive threads?”

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Craftzine: Designing for Fashion Geek

Today I wrote a post for Craft Magazine about designing electronic fashion for my book, Fashion Geek.

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DIY Fashion Model Platforms

Everyone has seen models strut down the runway, but there are actually two types of fashions shows. The runway show, and the fashion presentation. A fashion presentation involves models posing on platforms. Usually new companies will have a fashion presentation during fashion week because it is cheaper. But this fashion week, in honor of the […]

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Model Call + MTV

Words of the Day: Model Call, Casting Models Today is the day to choose models, we have a model call to cast models for the show. But first is the problem of location. I’m a starving fashion designer who has a hacker space in Brooklyn but no studio in Manhattan. Models are classy girls who […]

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Fashion Geek Book Release Party Invitation

I just finished up the design for the release party invitation. The release party will have circuit bending DJ’s playing music on hacked electronics, and a fashion presentation of models posing and dancing to the music in clothing from Fashion Geek: Clothes, Accessories, Tech. It’s a recession and I am on a budget, so I […]

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DIY Shoes from Fashion Geek Book

Learn to make these EL wire shoes in the book, Fashion Geek: Clothes Accessories Tech from North Light Books. Fashion Geek is filled with DIY electronic fashion designs by yours truely (Diana Eng). You can order a copy at Amazon.com. Music – Because Of You, by BLAME feat SELAH Dancer – Zach Hoeken Video Production […]

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Fashion Show Hair Styles

Planning the release party is much more complicated than I thought it would be. There’s the DJ, drinks, refreshments, hair, make-up, photographers, guest list, invitations, rsvp, garments, accessories and models. This must be what it is like to plan a wedding, minus the fashion models. I am so glad that I found Jennifer Parker and […]

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Fashion Geek Book

I’ve just finished my first book, available on Amazon. I am preparing for a big fashion show book release party on March 19th. Stay tuned for details. High fashion goes digital with Diana Eng! In Fashion Geek, Diana pioneers an emerging generation of tech savvy women crafters (or would-be crafters) who demand stylish yet practical […]

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