Multi-conductor Fabri-Cable Assemblies Aka Conductive Thread Encased in Bias Tape

A method of attaching conductive thread to a something,

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Step 1:

Select bias tape that supports your design.

There are many choices: single fold, narrow, wide and double fold.
Fabric choices would include cotton, satin or print.
Of course there is the DIY option. :)

Step 2:

Tuck the conductive thread inside the folds.

Step 3:

Sew the bias tape/conductive thread sandwich.
Use a thread and stitch pattern to support your design.

Step 4:

The type of thread, bias tape and stitch pattern will impact the final result.

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    3 Discussions


    10 years ago on Introduction

    Im loving all these techniques. But i do have a question, are you planning on turning them all it one amazingly cool project?

    2 replies
    Lynne Bruninggmjhowe

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Well.....not all in one project. But....... I could try that. ;) Yes, these baby steps will help me explain a few upcoming projects. Being new to to this site I had no idea they would attract any attention, let alone get featured. So it goes. Anyway, this one was for you! That is....until I saw how much you could make the bias tape curve! Ahhhhha another option how to encase the treads at the neckline. And for me this is a critical'll see it used soon. Thanks for the solution that will streamline the next project!

    gmjhoweLynne Bruning

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    well, my gf is into making clothes, and im into making all sorts, some project involving simple electronics might be a good mesh of our talents!