Books, articles, and various resources that have been shared between participants of ESB.


Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
by Caroline Criado Pérez
Hand Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters by Susan Guagliumi
Data Feminism
by Catherine D’Ignazio, Lauren F. Klein
In the Vineyard of the Text: A Commentary to Hugh’s Didascalicon
by Ivan Illich
Worn: A People’s History of Clothing
by Sofi Thanhauser
Programmed Visions: Software and Memory
by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Knit One, Kill Two by Maggie Sefton
How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics
by N. Katherine Hayles
Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age
by Susan Elizabeth Ryan
Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
by Safiya Umoja Noble
Glitch Feminism
by Legacy Russell
Doubleweave Revised & Expanded (The Weaver’s Studio)
by Jennifer Moore

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World
by Virginia Postrel
Pink Noises: Women on Electronic Music and Sound
by Tara Rodgers
Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness
by Simone Browne
Pattern Magic: Stretch Fabrics (Part of the best-selling Japanese inspired Pattern Magic series)
by Tomoko Nakamichi
High Static, Dead Lines: Sonic Spectres & the Object Hereafter
by Kristen Gallerneaux
Emotions, Technology, and Digital Games
by Sharon Tettegah – “Chapter 09: Through Google-Colored Glass(es),”

The Geometry of Hand-Sewing: A Romance in Stitches and Embroidery from Alabama Chanin and The School of Making

Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes by Jenny Dean, Karen Casselman
Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, Prototype, and Wear Your Own Interactive Garments
by Kate Hartman
Stitch Encyclopedia: Crochet: An Illustrated Guide to the Essential Crochet Stitches
by Bunka Gakuen
Arduino Cookbook, 3rd Edition
by Michael Margolis, Brian Jepson, Nicholas Robert Weldin
Electronic Formulas, Symbols & Circuits
by Forrest M. Mims III

The Critical Makers Reader: (Un)Learning Technology
by Loes Bogers (Editor), Letizia Chiappini (Editor)
Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition
by Paul Scherz, Simon Monk
Textile Techniques in Metal: For Jewelers, Textile Artists & Sculptors
by Arline M. Fisch
(RSN Essential Stitch Guides)
by Becky Hogg
Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking
by Nicolas Collins, Simon Lonergan (Contributor)
Learning to Weave
by Deborah Chandler, Debbie Redding, Susan Strawn (Illustrator), Kim Jonas (Illustrator), Joe Coca (Photographer)

Soft Robotics: A DIY Introduction to Squishy, Stretchy, and Flexible Robots
by Matthew Borgatti , Kari Love

Papers and Articles

Design Framework for Social Wearables
Authors: Ella Dagan, Elena Márquez Segura, Ferran Altarriba Bertran, Miguel Flores, Robb Mitchell, Katherine Isbister

Material Sources

Eugene Textile Center
Ashford Wheels and Looms
Madeira Conductive Thread
Sheildex Conductive Materials
LessEMF Conductive Materials
Yarn Barn
Bart & Francis Conductive Yarns and Specialty Yarns
The Compleat Sculptor

Learning Resources

All Knitwear
Jennifer Moore
Handmade Hardware

Software & Software Tools

Template Maker