Introduction: ETextiles: Don't Cut Conductive Thread Near Your Project!

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 be a pity.

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KRBA Designs (author)2012-03-07

Awesome information...I have shorted out too many "brooches" by cutting conductive thread bits all over the place. It is these seemingly simple ideas that are SOOO extraordinary!

thanks! Now that you have some extra super sewing skills what will you make???
Exciting adventures ahead!

My daughter is an awesome Zumba instructor and I have made many tutus for her and her friends...some with EL wire. ...made some LED brooches for her to add. YOU put me on to it!!! Thanks, again!! And thanks to Aniomagic, Sparkfun, and Electronics 123!!

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