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How-To videos for eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing

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How -To videos series about the basics construction of DIY soft circuits, eTextiles and wearable tech.

These video shorts will help you-
select hand sewing needles for conductive threads
sew electronic hardware to textiles
compare conductive threads and fabrics
use conductive thread with your sewing machine
and so much more!

For hands on help I host the live eTextile Lounge on the second Tuesday of the month.

Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects?
Then visit The eTextile Lounge!

I hope these help you with your own groovalicious eTextile projects.
Now go out there and make the world a more beautiful place,


eTextiles: How to Select a Needle style
Needle options for hand sewing with conductive thread. Lacis in Berkley, California is my online source of hand sewing needles Best needles to use with 4ply conductive thread from Silverell John Jam...
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eTextiles: How to Select Fabric style
Selecting the right fabric for beginning eTextile projects will save you much frustration. Lynne's how-to embellish eTextiles series. More information can be found on my website. View my complete In...
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eTextiles: How to Select Conductive Thread style
How I select a conductive thread for a specific project.  Resistance, Aesthetics, Delivery Method. eTextiles: Conductive Thread Comparison v1 10 January 2012  eTextiles: Conductive Thread Comparison...
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Conductive Thread Comparisons style
Compare continuity and resistance of a variety of conductive threads. Please remember to only purchase thread from vendors that state resistance in ohms/foot PDF of my conductive thread test results...
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Conductive Thread Comparison v2 24 January 2012 style
Use a multimeter to test a variety of conductive thread and conductive fabric for continuity and resistance. Esty vendors aajan29, Urbanstein and OhmSpun as well as Mitsifuji and some unknown manufact...
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eTextiles: How to Select Conductive Fabric style
How to Select a conductive fabric that will support your project's circuitry and aesthetics. Sources: Less EMF  References: How To Get What You Want Lynne's how-to sew eTextiles video series. More ...
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eTextiles: How to Thread A Needle style
A couple of tips and tricks to getting conductive thread thru the eye of a needle. needle threaders, wax and spit. Lynne's how-to sew  eTextiles series. More information can be found on my website. ...
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eTextiles: How to knot the Thread style
How to tie a simple knot in your thread. Video #3 in my how-to sew eTextiles series. More information can be found on my website. View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory  e...
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eTextiles: How to Hand Sew a Running Stitch style
How to hand sew a running stitch. Lynne's how-to sew eTextiles series. More information can be found on my website. View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTextiles, soft...
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eTextiles: Sewing Machines and Conductive Thread style
Using conductive threads with your home sewing machine. Lynne's how-to sew eTextiles video series. More information can be found on my website. View my complete  Instructables How-To video GUIDE for...
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eTextiles: Making LED Sequins style
How to make sewable sequins from LEDs, resistors and more. Video #6 in my how-to sew eTextiles video series. More information can be found on my website. View the complete Instructables How-To video ...
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eTextiles: How to Sew LEDs and Resistors to Fabric style
How to sew hardware to fabric using conductive thread. View my how-to sew eTextiles video series. More information can be found on my website. View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for i...
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eTextiles: Don't Cut Conductive Thread Near Your Project! style
Never ever ever cut conductive thread or fabric above your project. The hundred thousand conductive fibers you create will increase the likelyhood of short circuits to the 12th power. And that would b...
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eTextiles: Sew thru your hardware, not your fabric! style
When creating eTextiles when to sew thru your hardware and not your fabric. Lynne's how-to sew eTextiles series. More information can be found on my website. View my complete Instructables How-To vi...
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eTextiles: Tie knots and Bury thread tails style
Knowing where to tie knots and burry conductive thread tails will help eliminate short circuits from your eTextile project. Lynne's how-to embellish eTextiles series. More information can be found on...
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eTextiles: How to Sew Aniomagic's LED rhinestones style
How to hand sew Aniomagic's LED rhinestones to fabric using Mitsufuji conductive thread. Aniomagic LED rhinestones http://aniomagic.com Mitsufuji Conductive Thread http://www.mitsufuji.co.jp /e/produ...
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eTextiles: How to Make a Pressure Sensor style
How to make a soft circuit pressure sensor from conductive fabric, velostat and fabric. conductive fabric and velostat from LessEMF. Lynne's how-to sew eTextiles series. More information can be foun...
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eTextiles: How to Sew a Matbotix Range FInder to Fabric style
How to sew a Maxbotix Ranger finder to your eTextile project using Mitsufuji thread and a size 9 Between handsewing needle. Maxbotix Range FInder Mitsufuji Conductive Thread Between Needle Lynne's...
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