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This brief tutorial will walk you through how to make a light up costume using electroluminescent wire (el wire). This costume in particular was custom made for DJ ...
Since this was my first foray into the world of el wire, I had no supplies in stock, and no idea what exactly I would need. I did extensive research ...
To get a more accurate idea of what supplies I would need, I applied the layout I'd created to the actual garments. I chose a black jumpsuit (which had ...
After the wire configuration was mocked-up with rope, I used chalk to outline the traces. Next, I put it back on the form and began laying on the ...
I used a variety of things to secure the el wire to the different elements of the costume. For the main body (jumpsuit and gloves), I hand-sewed the ...
I blacked out certain areas of the wire with matte black tape, since that provided less interference than running the wire inside the costume. I needed to make this ...
The only thing left is to connect all the wires, turn it on, and hope it works! Oh yeah, and dance.
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