While this certainly doesn't represent every method possible, it's a good way to introduce you to some options. And never forget the power of super glue - you just have to make sure you get it right the first time!
Step 1: Materials
To do these samples, I chose a pattern to use, appropriate colors of el wire in the thinnest gauge, fabric, invisible thread, embroidery thread, and grommets.
El wire from thatscoolwire.com.