Introduction: Fused Fabric With Conductive Thread
A method of attaching conductive thread to fabric.
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Place a piece of fabric right side (fashion side) down on your ironing board.
Place a piece of paper backed iron-on adhesive on top of your fabric.
The paper side should be up facing you.
Preheat iron to silk setting.
Iron the paper backed side of the iron-on adhesive to the wrong side of the fabric.
Let the paper/fabric cool.
Peel off the paper backing.
Place conductive thread on top of your fabric.
Gently place a second piece of fabric right side (fashion side) up on top of the conductive threads.
Gently press the iron onto the fabric heating the adhesive and bonding the two pieces together.
Once the fabrics are sticking together iron completely.
This is how the fused fabric with conductive thread should look.
Depending upon the fabrics used you can see the threads outlined.
Use a voltmeter to test your conductive threads for a possible short circuit.
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