Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - soft-circuits - etextile http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:16:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hearts A'Glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hearts-AGlow/
Hearts A'Glow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/4K6L/HR3EFJ68/FP44K6LHR3EFJ68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/4K6L/HR3EFJ68/FP44K6LHR3EFJ68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/4K6L/HR3EFJ68/FP44K6LHR3EFJ68.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning This years Valentine’s Day tutorial appears more complex than Stabby Valentine or last year's Hello Kitty Punchy Valentine, but thats just because of the obsessive amount of fancy French Knots!  Yes, I admit I had way too much time on my hands!   Look beyond the embroidery and you’ll find a ba...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 14:22:29 PST
Seahawks LED bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Seahawks-bracelet/
Seahawks LED bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/009R/HQVPXA7D/FQK009RHQVPXA7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/009R/HQVPXA7D/FQK009RHQVPXA7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/009R/HQVPXA7D/FQK009RHQVPXA7D.SMALL.jpg bitwiseOwl I'm in! Sew your own LED Seahawks bracelet and wear it for the Super Bowl! Your bracelet will light up when you snap it together and close the circuit.  What you need Materials a - conductive thread, 2 yards b - needle threader c - sewing needle (embroidery size 7) d - battery holder e - CR2032 ...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 20:55:13 PST
LED Cuff Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cuff-Bracelet/
LED Cuff Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YTKI/HO7X35GJ/F4BYTKIHO7X35GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YTKI/HO7X35GJ/F4BYTKIHO7X35GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YTKI/HO7X35GJ/F4BYTKIHO7X35GJ.SMALL.jpg bitwiseOwl Sew your own LED bracelet and wear it! Your bracelet will light up when you snap it together and close the circuit. Sew your circuit, and then decorate it how you like! If you're teaching this as a workshop, use my one-sheet pdf file below. Check out the Seahawks and Valentine's Day variations! I...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:37:14 PST
Hello Kitty! Its Valentine's Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-3/
Hello Kitty! Its Valentine's Day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/E2UH/HD2RYK4T/F0WE2UHHD2RYK4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/E2UH/HD2RYK4T/F0WE2UHHD2RYK4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/E2UH/HD2RYK4T/F0WE2UHHD2RYK4T.SMALL.gif Lynne Bruning Hello Kitty, Its Valentines Day! Do you know what that means? Thats right! Its time to light up your life with some eTextile love! Meow! Last year was the STABBY Valentine - a no sew and all glow eTextile love note. 2011 was the Sparkle LED TuTu  partnership with Gala Darling and this year.........
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:22:57 PST
How to connect conductive thread ribbon cable with Flexible Flat Cable (FFC) connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-conductive-thread-ribbon-cable-with/
How to connect conductive thread ribbon cable with Flexible Flat Cable (FFC) connectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SMALL.jpg hayeon Conductive thread ribbon cable from R4R, LLC is the perfect material for wiring wearables because it can be attached just like normal fabric ribbons -flexible, sewable and washable. You can easily use conductive thread ribbon cable by connecting it with FFC connectors. Components & Tools Componen...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 08:19:43 PST
You light up my life http://www.instructables.com/id/You-light-up-my-life/
You light up my life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VSO1/GYGFD8CP/FHCVSO1GYGFD8CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VSO1/GYGFD8CP/FHCVSO1GYGFD8CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/VSO1/GYGFD8CP/FHCVSO1GYGFD8CP.SMALL.jpg ingamarie A touch sensor just in time for Valentines! Gather you materials 3 pieces of felt, it helps if one is fairly thick 1 LED Conductive thread 2 pieces conductive tape 2032 battery Needle nose pliers Sewing needle Regular sewing thread Prepare your pieces Make a ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:31:58 PST
Full Demonstration of all LilyPad components http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Demonstration-of-all-LilyPad-components/
Full Demonstration of all LilyPad components - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/QG0H/GCJ0Z4FV/FFNQG0HGCJ0Z4FV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/QG0H/GCJ0Z4FV/FFNQG0HGCJ0Z4FV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/QG0H/GCJ0Z4FV/FFNQG0HGCJ0Z4FV.SMALL.jpg quasiben The LilyPad Electronic Platform is an electronic platform designed to be easily sewn into fabric using conductive thread, which provides designers freedom from the traditional construction method of soldering.  The LilyPad consists of 3 sensors (temperature, light, and acceleration), a button board,...
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Fri, 6 Aug 2010 14:20:04 PDT
Water Resistant Soft Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Resistant-Soft-Circuit/
Water Resistant Soft Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/RJ5Z/G4PBORBB/FWTRJ5ZG4PBORBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/RJ5Z/G4PBORBB/FWTRJ5ZG4PBORBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/RJ5Z/G4PBORBB/FWTRJ5ZG4PBORBB.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Fused plastic bags with a conductive thread core. For that special moment when you need a soft circuit that is water resistant. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Parts Plastic Bags Cutting Implements Conductive thread Pape...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2010 07:24:54 PST
Creating stylish conductive fabric* http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-stylish-conductive-fabric/
Creating stylish conductive fabric* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/XJ6R/G43EBVGB/F26XJ6RG43EBVGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/XJ6R/G43EBVGB/F26XJ6RG43EBVGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/XJ6R/G43EBVGB/F26XJ6RG43EBVGB.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Conductive fabric is a fabulous product for eTextile design, but it is not always aesthetically pleasing. This is a method of creating your own conductive fabric from fusible fibers that will compliment your design project. I was sent some thread samples that were unable to be used in a sewing mach...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 09:00:59 PST
LED Holiday TuTu http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Holiday-TuTu/
LED Holiday TuTu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LRT5/G33OYOSQ/FZHLRT5G33OYOSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LRT5/G33OYOSQ/FZHLRT5G33OYOSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LRT5/G33OYOSQ/FZHLRT5G33OYOSQ.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to get the cute geeks to talk to you at this year's holiday party? A groovalicious eTextile blinky-blink party tutu! SImple, fast, fun and effective eTextile project for just about anyone. Gather Your Parts TuTu - ready made or make one yourself Aniomagic button schemer Aniomagic lightboar...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2009 14:25:34 PST
Weaving: Straight circuits with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-Straight-circuits-with-LEDs/
Weaving: Straight circuits with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/4BID/FNNJYIG5/F6Z4BIDFNNJYIG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/4BID/FNNJYIG5/F6Z4BIDFNNJYIG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/4BID/FNNJYIG5/F6Z4BIDFNNJYIG5.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Another project for the weavers and hopefully a source of inspiration for the non-weavers. Yet another way to incorporate LED's, or other hardware, into your weaving project. This type of weave structure has the positive and negative traces on both selvedges (both the left and right side of the fab...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 19:08:52 PST
Bats Have Feelings Too http://www.instructables.com/id/Bats-Have-Feelings-Too/
Bats Have Feelings Too - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RKSP/FNNK18U2/F5ARKSPFNNK18U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RKSP/FNNK18U2/F5ARKSPFNNK18U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RKSP/FNNK18U2/F5ARKSPFNNK18U2.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Sonar garment to assist the visually impaired with navigating the built environment. Made from Lilypad main board, LV-MaxSonar ultrasonic range finder and a LilyPad vibeboard. The range finder can be set to locate a solid object X distance in front of the user and turn the vibeboard on alerting the ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2008 08:48:14 PST
Free and Dirty Conductive Thread- http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-and-Dirty-Conductive-Thread-/
Free and Dirty Conductive Thread- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/VH7M/FNNK168B/F5DVH7MFNNK168B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/VH7M/FNNK168B/F5DVH7MFNNK168B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/VH7M/FNNK168B/F5DVH7MFNNK168B.SMALL.jpg Lftndbt Strip insulated wires to harvest the valuable copper "thread" for E-textile projects.In this I'ble I will show you my method, of stripping insulated waste cable for E-textile projects.Why pay for expensive conductive thread when there is a cheap and available source at our finger tips.Todays electro...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2008 01:01:04 PST
Multi-conductor Fabri-Cable Assemblies aka Conductive Thread encased in Bias Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Thread-encased-in-Bias-Tape/
Multi-conductor Fabri-Cable Assemblies aka Conductive Thread encased in Bias Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2NWC/FNI43QZL/FIL2NWCFNI43QZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2NWC/FNI43QZL/FIL2NWCFNI43QZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2NWC/FNI43QZL/FIL2NWCFNI43QZL.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A method of attaching conductive thread to a something, Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Select bias tape that supports your design.There are many choices: single fold, narrow, wide and double fold.Fabric choices would includ...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2008 19:05:42 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
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
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
Machine Embroidery covering Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Embroidery-covering-Conductive-Thread/
Machine Embroidery covering Conductive Thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/GRM0/FN82WTDF/FXMGRM0FN82WTDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/GRM0/FN82WTDF/FXMGRM0FN82WTDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/GRM0/FN82WTDF/FXMGRM0FN82WTDF.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 your sewing machine on zig-zag or button hole setting.Place conductive thread on the fashion side of the fabric, centering it under the...
By: Lynne Bruning

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Sat, 8 Nov 2008 09:55:39 PST
Conductive Thread inside a Fabric Bias Tube aka Tubes of Conductiveness http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Thread-inside-a-Fabric-Bias-Tube/
Conductive Thread inside a Fabric Bias Tube aka Tubes of Conductiveness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/9FBG/FN84QYPI/F6K9FBGFN84QYPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/9FBG/FN84QYPI/F6K9FBGFN84QYPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/9FBG/FN84QYPI/F6K9FBGFN84QYPI.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A method of attaching conductive thread to fabric. Great application when you can't, or don't, want to sew the conductive threads into your garment. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Lay out fabric to cut bias strip.Bias of th...
By: Lynne Bruning

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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 06:43:24 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