Here is a skirt decked out with EL wire. It can be used for fun events like Halloween, a night dance performance, or a party. The EL wire is attached under each layers of tulle to give a groovy look. There are different colors to create a color scheme, and the inverter is attached to the elastic waste band inside so it is not visible. Overall, this project was fun to do and it's not high maintenance.

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Wire Cutters
U-Shape Needles
Translucent Thread
Green Tutu
10' El wire (3)
9v Inverter
X-Acto Knife
Black T-Shirt
4 way Splitter Cable

Step 1: Sewing the EL Wire into the Skirt

Sew the EL wire under the 2nd layer of the tulle onto the elastic band. You will only need to sew the center of the loop about 3 inches apart. Repeat for the next color of el wire under the 4th layer of tulle.
{Things to consider: When tying the clear thread. Don't pull too hard on the thread because it will snap.}
Sweet idea. I really like the video tutorial too..very easy and clear to follow!

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