Instructables




My sister asked me to make her a pair of gloves she found on instagram that she thought were cute. Trying to find every excuse I can to work on more e-textile projects, I decided to customize it a bit! Additionally, I'd seen instructables on how to make gloves "touchscreen compatible" before and found it to be quite simple and easy! So, here goes my second instructable. :)

**Update 12/29/12: So I left the battery in there thinking it wouldn't die if the lights weren't on, but it did. So I propose using a switch to be able to turn the gloves on and off. It's easier than taking out the battery every time like I have to do now. But I'll probably add a switch in there soon.

What it does
-  The embedded LEDs turn on when the hands touch to bring the heart pieces together
-  Works with touchscreen devices


Materials
-  A pair of gloves
           --> I used grey because I liked how it contrasted with the pink felt I had.
-  One sheet of felt
           --> I used pink. Can be found at most crafts stores. I bought mine at Michael's.
-  Regular thread
           --> I used white because the contrast looked nice against the pink and grey.
           --> Embroidery thread would work best, but I didn't have any, so I used normal sewing thread.
-  Conductive Thread
           --> You can buy this through sparkfun.com or adafruit.com.
           --> I prefer the bobbin thread as I find it isn't as stiff as the other thread they sell.
-  Lilypad Coin Cell Battery Holder
           --> If you want the ability to turn on/off your project, these battery holders have built in switches.
-  3V Coin Cell Battery
-  2 3mm Red LEDs
-  Needle(s)
-  Pins
-  Scissors
-  Pen/Pencil


 
 
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For cute!  You should enter this into the Holiday Gifts Contest!
J-Five1 year ago
Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!

So adorable!
How cute!
tavstan1 year ago
Thanks!Its good idea for small present
lnorooz (author)  tavstan1 year ago
It is! Especially if you make it with the embroidery thread, it's super easy to make. :)
I've seen these too! Happy to see step-by-step instructions for them :D