Category Archives: E-Textiles

TapeTricity Cards

TapeTricity is quite possibly the simplest way to introduce electricity to people. THere were kids as young as three or four who made their own working circuits (the younger ones got some parental help). This project was fun, because people got a chance to make a drawing, which they then picked out some places for LEDs. Next, they built a simple circuit out of tape, batteries and LEDs. It is a fairly quick project, and costs about a quarter per person. Continue reading

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Conductive Thread – Pen Stylus

Make a smartphone or tablet stylus from a scrap of fabric and some conductive thread. The design of your pen stylus can be adjusted quickly with this easy to do project. It should take only a few minutes to make the first one, which you can then test with your phone or tablet. With the feedback you get from testing, you can make another, test it and then make another. Continue reading

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