You can easily use conductive thread ribbon cable by connecting it with FFC connectors.
Step 1: Components & Tools
- conductive thread ribbon cable (can buy from Adafruit / SparkFun / Etsy.
- FFC connectors (0.100’’ pitch, 4pins, male or female)
(can buy from Digi-Key. Part number: 609-2178-ND/ 609-4477-ND/ 609-2160-ND)
Step 2: Understanding the components
Step 4: Preparing ribbon cable
Step 5: Crimping ribbon cable with FFC connector
Step 7: Crimping ribbon cable with FFC connector
Step 8: Crimping ribbon cable with FFC connector
Step 9: Finished & Troubleshooting
If no current flows through the ribbon cable, check the connectivity of the pins and crimp again.