Introduction: Fused Fabric With Conductive Thread

A method of attaching conductive thread to fabric.

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Step 1:

Place a piece of fabric right side (fashion side) down on your ironing board.

Step 2:

Place a piece of paper backed iron-on adhesive on top of your fabric.
The paper side should be up facing you.

Step 3:

Preheat iron to silk setting.
Iron the paper backed side of the iron-on adhesive to the wrong side of the fabric.

Step 4:

Let the paper/fabric cool.
Peel off the paper backing.

Step 5:

Place conductive thread on top of your fabric.

Step 6:

Gently place a second piece of fabric right side (fashion side) up on top of the conductive threads.

Step 7:

Gently press the iron onto the fabric heating the adhesive and bonding the two pieces together.
Once the fabrics are sticking together iron completely.

Step 8:

This is how the fused fabric with conductive thread should look.
Depending upon the fabrics used you can see the threads outlined.

Step 9:

Use a voltmeter to test your conductive threads for a possible short circuit.
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