Plug in the charging cable if the battery might be low, and then put the glove on and push the button to talk! Or, you know, however your headset wor...
Step 3: Sew the board in
I carefully snipped some of the threads holding the hem of the glove down, in the back, until I had just enough of a hole to slip the circuit board and battery inside. I snipped a tiny hole right at the hem and stitched around it by hand using buttonhole stitch, for the battery charger. I placed this by feel, letting the wire go wherever, and sewed the charger down with a lot of thread wrapped around it. The circuit board and battery actually got caught a little on the knit fibers, and did not need to be sewn in place (this was lucky because later I had to take them out to fix a solder joint I'd broken).
Bio:I'm a founding member of Noisebridge (https://noisebridge.net), a hackerspace in San Francisco, and Ace Monster Toys (http://acemonstertoys.org/), in Oakland. If you're in the area, stop by and say h...read more »