Instructables: exploring - technology - soft-circuits - thread - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:59:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electric Eel: Soft, Stimulating Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Eel-Soft-Stimulating-Toy/
Electric Eel: Soft, Stimulating Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SMALL.jpg blorgggg UpdateAfter background research and testing on electro-tactile displays and E-Stim, the keys to getting good safe results are:1) High Voltage - Low Amperage (Keep it below 1mA), adjust voltages from 3- 24 volts (whatever is comfortable for you!)2) Make good contact - Use a conductive gel between you...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:52:18 PDT
LED Christmas Tree Ornament Using Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Christmas-Tree-Ornament-Using-Conductive-Threa/
LED Christmas Tree Ornament Using Conductive Thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CIKR/HOHYPE8F/F2HCIKRHOHYPE8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CIKR/HOHYPE8F/F2HCIKRHOHYPE8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CIKR/HOHYPE8F/F2HCIKRHOHYPE8F.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman It's that fun filled holiday time again, which means all of the parents and teachers are bringing out the holiday craft projects. One very common project for children (and adults) of all ages is the making of a Christmas tree ornament. While this pastime is often occupied by stringing up popcorn or...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:40:28 PST
Soft-Circuit Position Sensing Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Circuit-Position-Sensing-Glove/
Soft-Circuit Position Sensing Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5WA5/GELSMFWS/FOY5WA5GELSMFWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5WA5/GELSMFWS/FOY5WA5GELSMFWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5WA5/GELSMFWS/FOY5WA5GELSMFWS.SMALL.jpg Gundanium Advancer Technologies is currently developing a semi-autonomous pneumatic muscle actuated hand therapy glove for recovering stroke and neurologically impaired patients called the ExoGlove. Part of the ExoGlove project is focused on integrating a finger position sensing ability to monitor the positio...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 20:48:36 PDT
Light Up Leggings http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Leggings/
Light Up Leggings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XGEL/GELSQICB/FUEXGELGELSQICB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XGEL/GELSQICB/FUEXGELGELSQICB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XGEL/GELSQICB/FUEXGELGELSQICB.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Create a light show with these light up LEDs.  Wear them dancing and all eyes in the room will be on you.  Wear them running and drivers will know to get out of the way! This is super easy to do even if its your first time building a circuit. I submitted these leggings to the Soft Circuit Contest!...
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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 14:10:09 PDT
Conductive Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Fabric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/U2L3/FRU1U5RZ/FGNU2L3FRU1U5RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/U2L3/FRU1U5RZ/FGNU2L3FRU1U5RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/U2L3/FRU1U5RZ/FGNU2L3FRU1U5RZ.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Whether you call it "soft tech" or "wearables," we can all agree that there has been great advancements in recent years merging fabric-based crafts with electronics. These innovations have changed the way we interact with our clothes, each other and our environment. Be it clothes that aid the blind ...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2009 17:45:50 PST
Pressure Sensor Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Sensor-Matrix/
Pressure Sensor Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/Q1UK/FRXW6OTR/F84Q1UKFRXW6OTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/Q1UK/FRXW6OTR/F84Q1UKFRXW6OTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/Q1UK/FRXW6OTR/F84Q1UKFRXW6OTR.SMALL.jpg Plusea Four separate pressure sensors not only give feedback about where I'm pressing, but also how hard. The sensitivity is ideal for finger pressure. Though it is not linear, it is stable. Very sensitive to light touch and then it takes a lot of pressure to reach the minimum resistance. The inside looks...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 09:41:16 PDT
Conductive Thread Pressure Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Thread-Pressure-Sensor/
Conductive Thread Pressure Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/3MNT/FNNK118F/FQZ3MNTFNNK118F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/3MNT/FNNK118F/FQZ3MNTFNNK118F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/3MNT/FNNK118F/FQZ3MNTFNNK118F.SMALL.jpg Plusea Stitching conductive thread into neoprene to create a pressure sensitive pad. This sensor is very similar to the Fabric Bend Sensor or vis-versa. And also close to the Fabric Pressure Sensor, but the difference is that the conductive surface is minimized by stitching only a few stitches on either si...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2008 14:38:52 PST
Fabric Battery Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Battery-Pouch/
Fabric Battery Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/B9TI/FNI3Y8FS/FXEB9TIFNI3Y8FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/B9TI/FNI3Y8FS/FXEB9TIFNI3Y8FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/B9TI/FNI3Y8FS/FXEB9TIFNI3Y8FS.SMALL.jpg Plusea This neoprene battery case can hold two AA batteries or a 9Volt battery. It does take some time and patience to make this little pouch, but you then have a durable 3 or 9Volt power supply that can be used in various textile projects. Next step would be to include a 5Volt regulating circuit for the A...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2008 19:54:30 PST
Weaving: Clasped Weft with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-Clasped-Weft-with-LEDs/
Weaving: Clasped Weft with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JTM7/FNI3Y3PU/FQXJTM7FNI3Y3PU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JTM7/FNI3Y3PU/FQXJTM7FNI3Y3PU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/JTM7/FNI3Y3PU/FQXJTM7FNI3Y3PU.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Another project for the weavers and hopefully a source of inspiration for the non-weavers. Incorporate LED's, or other hardware, into your weaving project using the clasped weft technique. Info Added 1 May 2009 An article in weavezine.com May issue has further information concerning this technique....
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Fri, 14 Nov 2008 07:04:12 PST
Weaving with Conductive Thread: Clasped Weft http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-with-Conductive-Thread-Clasped-Weft/
Weaving with Conductive Thread: Clasped Weft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/C8UZ/FNGV7KG1/F47C8UZFNGV7KG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/C8UZ/FNGV7KG1/F47C8UZFNGV7KG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/C8UZ/FNGV7KG1/F47C8UZFNGV7KG1.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Weaving with conductive thread to create electronic cloth. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! UPDATE -  My article on How to Weave the Starlight Table Runner is published in Nov/Dec 2012 issue of Handwoven Magazine. online downloa...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2008 11:29:48 PST
Conductive Thread attached to Fabric Trim http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Thread-attached-to-Fabric-Trim/
Conductive Thread attached to Fabric Trim - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/T1AI/FNGV7KF6/FXIT1AIFNGV7KF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/T1AI/FNGV7KF6/FXIT1AIFNGV7KF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/T1AI/FNGV7KF6/FXIT1AIFNGV7KF6.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A method of attaching conductive thread to a garment  or fabric. Instructables video of how to construct FabriCable Assemblies.   Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Select a trim that complements your design scheme.Store bough...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2008 11:38:04 PST
Fabric Paint covering Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Paint-covering-Conductive-Thread/
Fabric Paint covering Conductive Thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/JIYC/FNGG8GIP/FFAJIYCFNGG8GIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/JIYC/FNGG8GIP/FFAJIYCFNGG8GIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/JIYC/FNGG8GIP/FFAJIYCFNGG8GIP.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A method of attaching conductive thread to a fabric. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Lay the conductive thread on the fashion side of your fabric in the pattern of your circuit. Using fabric paint to completely cover the...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2008 06:37:49 PST
Yarn with Conductive Thread Core http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-with-Conductive-Thread-Core/
Yarn with Conductive Thread Core - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/EK3Z/FN4H8TP7/FJWEK3ZFN4H8TP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/EK3Z/FN4H8TP7/FJWEK3ZFN4H8TP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/EK3Z/FN4H8TP7/FJWEK3ZFN4H8TP7.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A method of attaching conductive thread to fabric. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Felted wool rovings rolled into big fattys! Thread a darning needle with conductive thread. Feed darning needle thru the core of the ...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 15:43:49 PST
Fused Fabric with Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Fused-Fabric-with-Conductive-Thread/
Fused Fabric with Conductive Thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/33R8/FN4H8SC5/FEI33R8FN4H8SC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/33R8/FN4H8SC5/FEI33R8FN4H8SC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/33R8/FN4H8SC5/FEI33R8FN4H8SC5.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A method of attaching conductive thread to fabric. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Place a piece of fabric right side (fashion side) down on your ironing board. Place a piece of paper backed iron-on adhesive on top of yo...
By: Lynne Bruning

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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 13:17:43 PST
Angelina Fusible Fibers with Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Angelina-Fusible-Fibers-and-Conductive-Thread/
Angelina Fusible Fibers with Conductive Thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/JFQ9/FN4A5PLI/FAQJFQ9FN4A5PLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/JFQ9/FN4A5PLI/FAQJFQ9FN4A5PLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/JFQ9/FN4A5PLI/FAQJFQ9FN4A5PLI.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A method of attaching conductive thread to fabric. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Place fusible fibers on a piece of paper Layer more fusible fibers Place conductive thread on top of fusible fibers. Layer more f...
By: Lynne Bruning

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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 05:40:02 PST
Fabric Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-bend-sensor/
Fabric Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/U13L/FJOH99HN/FC3U13LFJOH99HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/U13L/FJOH99HN/FC3U13LFJOH99HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/U13L/FJOH99HN/FC3U13LFJOH99HN.SMALL.jpg Plusea Using conductive thread, Velostat and neoprene, sew your own fabric bend sensor. This bend sensor actually reacts (decreases in resistance) to pressure, not specifically to bend. But because it is sandwiched between two layers of neoprene (rather sturdy fabric), pressure is exerted while bending, t...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2008 15:09:17 PDT
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Glue-And-Conductive-Thread-Make-an-LED/
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Make your own conductive fabrics, thread, glue, and tape, and use them to make potentiometers, resistors, switches, LED displays and circuits.Using conductive glue and conductive thread you can make LED displays and circuits on any flexible fabric. They can be made flexible enough to roll up (see pi...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2007 17:06:18 PST
Make Conductive Glue and Glue a Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Conductive-Glue-and-Glue-a-Circuit/
Make Conductive Glue and Glue a Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/I9S6/F3LMO01A/FMXI9S6F3LMO01A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/I9S6/F3LMO01A/FMXI9S6F3LMO01A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/I9S6/F3LMO01A/FMXI9S6F3LMO01A.SMALL.jpg mikey77 This is an instructable on the best conductive glue I have been able to make that uses easy to obtain materials, glues well to most materials, is quite flexible and has a low resistance. Unfortunately for me, it uses a rubber or plastic mixture that I do not know the chemical composition of, so I ca...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 18:40:55 PDT