Sew your own pumpkin and skull LED decorations!

Step 1: Materials

2 LilyPad LEDs (You can use regular LEDs too. Twist the leads using pliers using this tutorial.)
1 CR2302 coin cell battery
1 battery holder
1 yd conductive thread

1/4 sheet white felt (for skull)
1/4 sheet orange felt (for pumpkin)
2 x 1/4 sheet black felt (for background)
black embroidery floss
sewing needle (note: the eye needs to be small enough to fit through the battery holder)
needle threader

pattern for skull and pumpkin [pdf]

1 set of alligator clips (to test the circuit)
fabric glue
chalk (for marking the black felt)
puffy paint or clear nail polish (for preventing the conductive thread from fraying)

About This Instructable




Bio: Part engineer, part crafter, now academic, I enjoy engaging in learning through informal environments, such as makerspaces. Follow me on facebook: facebook.com/bitwiseEtextiles
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