Conductive fabric is a great tool for switches and circuits, but is t pretty? 
Not so much.

Needle felting provides a way to make conductive fabric that fits your aesthetic and your resistance.

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Step 1: Gather Your Parts

Wool Roving
Conductive Roving
Needle Punch
Needle Felting Mat

Hi Lynne :0) <br>A few questions if that's o.k, but first thanks so much for sharing your skills! <br>Why do you use a brush for felting as opposed to a foam board? <br>What size needles do you use in your needle-felting tool? <br>Is there a link that shows what happens to the conductive fiber? Does it light up, or blink? <br>Last question, do you offer classes anywhere in Ontario Canada? <br>Many thanks again :0)! <br>
----I am a fiber artist and work with roving every day . Your instructions are very clear until it gets to the multimeter. Once you have made your design use the multimeater to test the results . To maintain the results what do you need&nbsp; the illumination in a practical way?----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------I AM A GREAT FAN OF YOURS AND WISH&nbsp;I COULD ATTEND&nbsp;THE WORKSHOP IN THE BAY AREA.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> I am also a quilt artist and am collecting all the materials necessary to create the&nbsp; Angel hair fiber and am in need of the same information as to the roving. How do I maintain the illumination&nbsp;when I chose to exhibit the quilt?--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Thanking you in advance for your time and energy in answering my questions.<br /> Maria Cosimano-Kohl--------------------------------------------------------------<strong>-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------</strong>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<big>----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------</big>
Hi Maria,&nbsp; <br /> <br /> Some projects you want want high resistance. Some projects low resistance.&nbsp; This is a general instructable so I&nbsp;did not get specific.&nbsp; <br /> <br /> Please look at this basic guide for more electronics information:<br /> http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Complete-Guide-To-Basic-Electronics/<br /> <br /> For exhibit power to your quilt you will need to plug your components either into a computer and connect via a USB port.&nbsp; This works for a lily pad.<br /> or<br /> a desk top power supply - I&nbsp;am busy researching this myself for an upcoming show.<br /> <br /> wishing you powerful positive creative vibes for your project.<br /> <br /> please send pictures!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />

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