Categorized into Technical Books, Theory Books, Papers, and Articles & Essays.

Technical Books

  • Handmade Electronic Music
  • Practical Electronics for Inventors
  • OPEN SOFTWARE: Fashionable prototyping and wearable computing using the Arduino by T. Olsson, D. Gaetano, J. Odhner, and S. Wiklund
  • Designing with Smart Textiles by Sarah Kettley
  • Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments by Kate Hartman
  • Crafting Wearables: Blending Technology with Fashion (Technology in Action) by Deren Guler
  • Fashion & Technology: A Guide to Materials and Applications by Aneta Genova and Katherine Moriwaki
  • Switch Craft: Battery-Powered Crafts to Make and Sew by Alison Lewis with Fang-Yu Lin

Theory Book

  • Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design by T’ai Smith
  • Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software by Charles Petzhold
  • Crafting Textiles in the Digital Age edited by Nithikul Nimkulrat
  • Critical Craft: Technology, Globalization, and Capitalism edited by Clare Wilkinson-Weber and Alicia Ory DeNicola
  • Critical Fabulations: Reworking the Methods and Margins of Design by Daniela Rosner
  • Fray: Art and Textile Politics by Julia Bryan-Wilson
  • Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age by Susan Elizabeth Ryan
  • Glitch Feminism by Legacy Russell
  • Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design Anthony Dunne
  • On Weaving by Anni Albers
  • Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing by Mar Hicks
  • Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code by Ruha Benjamin
  • Stitching Worlds: Exploring Textiles and Electronics edited by Ebru Kurbak
  • The Craftsman by Richard Sennett
  • The Fabric of Interface: Mobile Media, Design, and Gender by Stephen Monteiro
  • The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St Clair
  • The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick
  • The Invention of Craft by Glenn Adamson
  • The Soul of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder
  • The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker
  • Thinking Through Craft by Glenn Adamson
  • What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World by Sarah Hendren
  • Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times by Elizabeth Wayland Barber
  • Zeros and Ones: Digital Women and the New Technoculture by Sadie Plant


  • Buechley, L. “A Construction Kit for Electronic Textiles.” 2006 10th IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers, 2006, pp. 83–90. IEEE Xplore, doi:10.1109/ISWC.2006.286348.
  • Buechley, Leah, and Hannah Perner-Wilson. “Crafting Technology: Reimagining the Processes, Materials, and Cultures of Electronics.” ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact., vol. 19, no. 3, Oct. 2012, pp. 21:1–21:21. ACM Digital Library, doi:10.1145/2362364.2362369.
  • Buechley, Leah, et al. “The LilyPad Arduino: Using Computational Textiles to Investigate Engagement, Aesthetics, and Diversity in Computer Science Education.” Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 2008, pp. 423–32. ACM Digital Library,
  • Giles, Emilie, and Janet van der Linden. “Imagining Future Technologies: ETextile Weaving Workshops with Blind and Visually Impaired People.” Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition, ACM, 2015, pp. 3–12. ACM Digital Library, doi:10.1145/2757226.2757247.
  • Hertenberger, Anja, et al. “2013 E-Textile Swatchbook Exchange: The Importance of Sharing Physical Work.” Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers: Adjunct Program, ACM, 2014, pp. 77–81. ACM Digital Library, doi:10.1145/2641248.2641276.
  • Kohler, Andreas. “Anticipatory Eco-Design Strategies for Smart Textiles“. Delft University of Technology, 30 Sept. 2013.
  • Liang, A.; Stewart, R.; Bryan-Kinns, N. “Analysis of Sensitivity, Linearity, Hysteresis, Responsiveness, and Fatigue of Textile Knit Stretch Sensors“. Sensors 2019, 19, 3618.
  • Nakamura, Lisa. “Indigenous Circuits: Navajo Women and the Racialization of Early Electronics Manufacture.” American Quarterly, vol. 66, no. 4, Dec. 2014, pp. 919–41, doi:
  • Ogbonnaya-Ogburu, Ihudiya Finda, et al. “Critical Race Theory for HCI.” Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 2020.
  • Posch, Irene, and Ebru Kurbak. “CRAFTED LOGIC Towards Hand-Crafting a Computer.” Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 2016, pp. 3881–3884. ACM Digital Library, doi:10.1145/2851581.2891101.
  • Posch, Irene, Liza Stark, and Geraldine Fitzpatrick. “eTextiles: Reviewing a Practice through its Tool/Kits.” Proceedings of the 2019 International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC ’19), ACM, 2019.
  • Posch, Irene. “E-Textile Tooling: New Tools—New Culture?” Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, vol. 6, no. 1, Dec. 2017, p. 10.,
  • Post, E. R., et al. “E-Broidery: Design and Fabrication of Textile-Based Computing.” IBM Systems Journal, vol. 39, no. 3.4, 2000, pp. 840–60. Crossref,
  • Sifuentes, Aram Han, et al. “Unsettling Coloniality: A Critical and Radical Fiber/Textile Bibliography“. Critical Craft Forum, 2018,
  • Stewart, Rebecca, et al. “Making Grooves with Needles: Using e-Textiles to Encourage Gender Diversity in Embedded Audio Systems Design.” Proceedings of the 2018 Designing Interactive Systems Conference, ACM, 2018, pp. 163–72. ACM Digital Library,
  • Tharakan, Mili John. “NeoCraft : Exploring Smart Textiles in the Light of Traditional Textile Crafts“. 2011,
  • Wendy Hui Kyong, Chun. “On Software, or the Persistence of Visual Knowledge.” Grey Room, vol. 18, Winter 2005, pp. 26–51, doi:

Articles + Essays