Macaroon

This dipped plush light hangs on the wall and gives users a fun off-kilter light that evokes candy or cake.

 

The process began with laser cutting the holes in the top sheet then applying the fusible interfacing.

 

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Cutting fabric
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Laser cut light holes

 

After applying the fusible interfacing I cut the fabric to size. I sewing with the piping and sewing it into place.

 

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Piping sewn

 

Following this I hand stitched the side piece into position to prepare it for the sewing machine.

 

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Hand sewn into position and ready for the machine
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Plushifying felt
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Empty inside
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Clean top

 

The light box was made from an container for a pie. I used the lid from it and then spray painted it leaving holes that aligned with the holes on in the fabric.

 

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Light holes masked ready for spray

 

The light box is elevated off of the base board with corrugated plastic sheeting and hot glued into place. The space between the outer fabric and the light box was taken up with batting.

 

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Assembly

 

I decided that this design required four LED’s. Here is the circuit diagram:

 

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Circuit diagram

 

To achieve the candy coated appearance it was dipped into acrylic paint.

 

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Dripped and dipped
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Dipped and dripped