Introduction: Multi-conductor Fabri-Cable Assemblies Aka Conductive Thread Encased in Bias Tape

A method of attaching conductive thread to a something,

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Step 1:

Select bias tape that supports your design.

There are many choices: single fold, narrow, wide and double fold.
Fabric choices would include cotton, satin or print.
Of course there is the DIY option. :)

Step 2:

Tuck the conductive thread inside the folds.

Step 3:

Sew the bias tape/conductive thread sandwich.
Use a thread and stitch pattern to support your design.

Step 4:

The type of thread, bias tape and stitch pattern will impact the final result.

Time to make something groovalicious!

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gmjhowe made it!(author)2008-11-15

Im loving all these techniques. But i do have a question, are you planning on turning them all it one amazingly cool project?

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Lynne+Bruning made it!(author)2008-11-15

Well.....not all in one project. But....... I could try that. ;) Yes, these baby steps will help me explain a few upcoming projects. Being new to to this site I had no idea they would attract any attention, let alone get featured. So it goes. Anyway, this one was for you! That is....until I saw how much you could make the bias tape curve! Ahhhhha another option how to encase the treads at the neckline. And for me this is a critical solution....you'll see it used soon. Thanks for the solution that will streamline the next project!

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gmjhowe made it!(author)2008-11-15

well, my gf is into making clothes, and im into making all sorts, some project involving simple electronics might be a good mesh of our talents!