Instructables: exploring - video - soft-circuits http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:33:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make A Conductive Velcro LED Bracelet that Lights Up When You Put It On http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Conductive-Velcro-LED-Bracelet-that-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/T81S/HPDB20SI/FX5T81SHPDB20SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/T81S/HPDB20SI/FX5T81SHPDB20SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/T81S/HPDB20SI/FX5T81SHPDB20SI.SMALL.jpg makerkids This video shows you how to make a LED bracelet that lights up when you put it on. Made at MakerKids (one of the only makerspaces for kids in the world) by Co-Executive Director Jennifer Turliuk. www.makerkids.ca
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:03:14 PST
Home-made box with alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-box-with-alarm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/DGW7/H6738XAH/F8MDGW7H6738XAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/DGW7/H6738XAH/F8MDGW7H6738XAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/DGW7/H6738XAH/F8MDGW7H6738XAH.SMALL.jpg liudasbar Hi! I made a simple box with alarm. You need: Reed switch Magnet Plastic box Buzzer Resistor (if necessary) Flashing LED Button Batteries (x2,3 or more). Connect everything like this:      -           +                   |                    |                                  Resistor         ...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 03:47:19 PDT
eTextiles: FabriCables http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-FabriCables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UV9R/GZUB3T4S/F4CUV9RGZUB3T4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UV9R/GZUB3T4S/F4CUV9RGZUB3T4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/UV9R/GZUB3T4S/F4CUV9RGZUB3T4S.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Apply conductive thread to ribbons and bias tape to create FabriCables that can be later attached to ready made garments and textiles. These conductive traces reinforce your design aesthetic as well as help insulate the conductive material from the elements and prevent short circuits. Want more eTe...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:41:45 PDT
eTextiles: Sewing Machines and Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Sewing-Machines-and-Conductive-Thread/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/7Y1U/GZACJ96J/FGX7Y1UGZACJ96J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/7Y1U/GZACJ96J/FGX7Y1UGZACJ96J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/7Y1U/GZACJ96J/FGX7Y1UGZACJ96J.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Using conductive threads with your home sewing machine. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete  Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing! 
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 09:41:05 PST
eTextiles: Needle Felting with Conductive Roving http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Needle-Felting-with-Conductive-Roving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/UZ88/GZ38JQ6P/FX2UZ88GZ38JQ6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/UZ88/GZ38JQ6P/FX2UZ88GZ38JQ6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/UZ88/GZ38JQ6P/FX2UZ88GZ38JQ6P.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Combine conductive roving and microfibers with traditional needle felting to create stylish eTextile sensors for soft circuit and wearable tech projects. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge View the complete Instructables How-To vid...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:42:18 PST
eTextiles: How to Select Conductive Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Select-Conductive-Thread/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/T54A/GYQESVAN/FHKT54AGYQESVAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/T54A/GYQESVAN/FHKT54AGYQESVAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/T54A/GYQESVAN/FHKT54AGYQESVAN.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How I select a conductive thread for a specific project.  Resistance, Aesthetics, Delivery Method. eTextiles: Conductive Thread Comparison v1 10 January 2012  eTextiles: Conductive Thread Comparison v2 24 January 2012  Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then vi...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 06:11:24 PST
eTextiles: How to Select Conductive Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Select-Conductive-Fabric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/NRMR/GYVDHZBA/FIINRMRGYVDHZBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/NRMR/GYVDHZBA/FIINRMRGYVDHZBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/NRMR/GYVDHZBA/FIINRMRGYVDHZBA.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to Select a conductive fabric that will support your project's circuitry and aesthetics. Sources: Less EMF  References: How To Get What You Want Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge  View my complete Instructables How-To video ...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:20:52 PST
eTextiles: How to Sew LEDs and Resistors to Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Sew-LEDs-and-Resistors-to-Fabric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/BDX8/GYQFMVFL/F47BDX8GYQFMVFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/BDX8/GYQFMVFL/F47BDX8GYQFMVFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/BDX8/GYQFMVFL/F47BDX8GYQFMVFL.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to sew hardware to fabric using conductive thread. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:14:57 PST
eTextiles: How to Make a Pressure Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Make-a-Pressure-Sensor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/YFDQ/GYQES7HI/FXUYFDQGYQES7HI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/YFDQ/GYQES7HI/FXUYFDQGYQES7HI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/YFDQ/GYQES7HI/FXUYFDQGYQES7HI.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to make a soft circuit pressure sensor from conductive fabric, velostat and fabric. conductive fabric and velostat from LessEMF. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introdu...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:01:06 PST
eTextiles: Don't Cut Conductive Thread Near Your Project! http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Dont-Cut-Conductive-Thread-Near-Your-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Y8JS/GYTY1F6Z/FROY8JSGYTY1F6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Y8JS/GYTY1F6Z/FROY8JSGYTY1F6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Y8JS/GYTY1F6Z/FROY8JSGYTY1F6Z.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning 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. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTe...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 09:42:31 PST
eTextiles: Making LED Sequins http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Making-LED-Sequins/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/FFDL/GYQERTV2/FGHFFDLGYQERTV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/FFDL/GYQERTV2/FGHFFDLGYQERTV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/FFDL/GYQERTV2/FGHFFDLGYQERTV2.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to make sewable sequins from LEDs, resistors and more. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View the complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 07:36:11 PST
Be my Stabby Valentine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-my-Stabby-Valentine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/M62G/GYN8NYA3/F01M62GGYN8NYA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/M62G/GYN8NYA3/F01M62GGYN8NYA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/M62G/GYN8NYA3/F01M62GGYN8NYA3.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Super simple no no-sew LED Valentine. I shared this with the viewers of last night's eTextile Lounge. Why sew when you can STAB! Materials: fabric, felt, LED, coin cell battery, tape and a PIN! Inspired by Catarina Mota's voodoo doll. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and p...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 07:11:14 PST
eTextiles: How to Hand Sew a Running Stitch http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Hand-Sew-a-Running-Stitch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/TLAS/GYN8W30Z/FHMTLASGYN8W30Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/TLAS/GYN8W30Z/FHMTLASGYN8W30Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/TLAS/GYN8W30Z/FHMTLASGYN8W30Z.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to hand sew a running stitch. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing.
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:29:55 PST
eTextiles: How to Select Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Select-Fabric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/8LDY/GYMR9VZE/FGX8LDYGYMR9VZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/8LDY/GYMR9VZE/FGX8LDYGYMR9VZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/8LDY/GYMR9VZE/FGX8LDYGYMR9VZE.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Selecting the right fabric for beginning eTextile projects will save you much frustration. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:50:02 PST
eTextiles: How to Thread A Needle http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Thread-A-Needle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/0LJG/GYLDEI4R/F7E0LJGGYLDEI4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/0LJG/GYLDEI4R/F7E0LJGGYLDEI4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/0LJG/GYLDEI4R/F7E0LJGGYLDEI4R.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning A couple of tips and tricks to getting conductive thread thru the eye of a needle. needle threaders, wax and spit. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTextiles, s...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 03:31:16 PST
eTextiles: How to Select a Needle http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Select-a-Needle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/1D7R/GYKBHTUH/FMA1D7RGYKBHTUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/1D7R/GYKBHTUH/FMA1D7RGYKBHTUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/1D7R/GYKBHTUH/FMA1D7RGYKBHTUH.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Needle options for hand sewing with conductive thread. Lacis in Berkley, California is my online source of hand sewing needles Best needles to use with 4ply conductive thread from Silverell John James Tapestry size 24 John James Chenille size 24  Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tut...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 12:36:58 PST
Faux Fur Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Fur-Headphones/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/BLBB/GYGFCZO3/F2YBLBBGYGFCZO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/BLBB/GYGFCZO3/F2YBLBBGYGFCZO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/BLBB/GYGFCZO3/F2YBLBBGYGFCZO3.SMALL.jpg Syuzi An easy tutorial on how to make a pair of ear muff headphones with a detachable cord. The tutorial requires basic sewing and soldering skills. If you do not know how to solder, you can create a pair without a detachable cord.
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 18:14:31 PST
Conductive Thread Comparison v2 24 January 2012 http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Thread-Comparison-v2-24-January-2012/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/HH0J/GYWSZ6HJ/F84HH0JGYWSZ6HJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/HH0J/GYWSZ6HJ/F84HH0JGYWSZ6HJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/HH0J/GYWSZ6HJ/F84HH0JGYWSZ6HJ.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Use a multimeter to test a variety of conductive thread and conductive fabric for continuity and resistance. Esty vendors aajan29, Urbanstein and OhmSpun as well as Mitsifuji and some unknown manufacturers products are tested for use in wearable computing eTextile prototypes. Words of advice - only...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012 04:35:55 PST
Conductive Thread Comparisons http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Thread-Comparisons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/HB29/GYUY0Z13/FFZHB29GYUY0Z13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/HB29/GYUY0Z13/FFZHB29GYUY0Z13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/HB29/GYUY0Z13/FFZHB29GYUY0Z13.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Compare continuity and resistance of a variety of conductive threads. Please remember to only purchase thread from vendors that state resistance in ohms/foot PDF of my conductive thread test results and manufacture links Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then ...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 21:33:35 PST
eTextiles: How to Sew Aniomagic's LED rhinestones http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Sew-Aniomagics-LED-rhinestones/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/1Q28/GV0KKEMD/FLU1Q28GV0KKEMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/1Q28/GV0KKEMD/FLU1Q28GV0KKEMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/1Q28/GV0KKEMD/FLU1Q28GV0KKEMD.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to hand sew Aniomagic's LED rhinestones to fabric using Mitsufuji conductive thread. Aniomagic LED rhinestones http://aniomagic.com Mitsufuji Conductive Thread http://www.mitsufuji.co.jp /e/product/index.html Between Needle size 4 http://www.safetypins.com/handneed.htm Want more eTextile How-T...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:42:31 PST
eTextiles: Tie knots and Bury thread tails http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Tie-knots-and-Bury-thread-tails/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/E0G8/GUVU1OKM/FGKE0G8GUVU1OKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/E0G8/GUVU1OKM/FGKE0G8GUVU1OKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/E0G8/GUVU1OKM/FGKE0G8GUVU1OKM.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Knowing where to tie knots and burry conductive thread tails will help eliminate short circuits from your eTextile project. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory eTex...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 14:21:09 PST
eTextiles: Sew thru your hardware, not your fabric! http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Sew-thru-your-hardware-not-your-fabric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XCFW/GUVTY90N/FPWXCFWGUVTY90N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XCFW/GUVTY90N/FPWXCFWGUVTY90N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XCFW/GUVTY90N/FPWXCFWGUVTY90N.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning When creating eTextiles when to sew thru your hardware and not your fabric. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! View my complete Instructables How-To video GUIDE for introductory  eTextiles, soft circuits and wearable computing.
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 10:22:11 PST
eTextiles: How to Sew a Matbotix Range FInder to Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-How-to-Sew-a-Matbotix-Range-FInder-to-F/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/IZPW/GUQ4JVEF/FR0IZPWGUQ4JVEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/IZPW/GUQ4JVEF/FR0IZPWGUQ4JVEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/IZPW/GUQ4JVEF/FR0IZPWGUQ4JVEF.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to sew a Maxbotix Ranger finder to your eTextile project using Mitsufuji thread and a size 9 Between handsewing needle. Maxbotix Range FInder Mitsufuji Conductive Thread Between Needle Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge! Vie...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 10:14:12 PST
Flower Power color changing LED bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Power-color-changing-LED-bracelet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/N6B9/GP5T0RCZ/FWKN6B9GP5T0RCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/N6B9/GP5T0RCZ/FWKN6B9GP5T0RCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/N6B9/GP5T0RCZ/FWKN6B9GP5T0RCZ.SMALL.jpg spiralshannon Sew a simple circuit to make this fantastic glowing, color changing bracelet! This video shows how to make a floral felt bracelet with a color changing LED. It's a soft circuit project using conductive thread, and uses a snap as a switch so that the bracelet only turns on when fastened. 
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 20:33:57 PDT
Photon Phuzbot - Sew a felt flashlight fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Photon-Phuzbot-Sew-a-felt-flashlight-fob/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/KU40/GP5T0RBI/FK0KU40GP5T0RBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/KU40/GP5T0RBI/FK0KU40GP5T0RBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/KU40/GP5T0RBI/FK0KU40GP5T0RBI.SMALL.jpg spiralshannon Meet Photon Phuzbot, the brightest felt robot around! This video shows how to make a felt robot keychain fob with LED eyes that light when his torso is pressed. It's a soft circuit project using conductive fabric and thread, and includes the steps to create a combination battery holder/pressure s...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 20:29:40 PDT