Functional Products: E:textiles Free Resources

Return to the e-textiles resources page to see other projects

These projects all use e-textiles to add a function to the product


Animal Nightlight

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As featured on The Sewing Directory website

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Hollywood Glamour Make Up Bag

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As featured on The Sewing Directory website

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Night Light Bunting (as seen at Festival of Quilts, NEC, Aug 2014)

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A high tech twist on a traditional craft product (Advanced level)

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Sockie Reading Light

June 2013

Creating a reading light out of a sock

This project originally featured in Sewing World magazine

Click here to download the article



The
 e-textiles components to make this project are not currently for sale on the website but can be purchased by emailing julie@julieboyd.co.uk


 Rocket torch 

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Reflective fabric on this rocket torch helps you find your keys in your bag in low light conditions as well as working as a torch when you push the rocket wing (Intermediate Level)

Click here to see instructions  (I designed this resource for Kitronik & the link will open a new page on their website)



Beanie hat with standard LED

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Be seen in the dark with this easy first project that is ideal for anyone starting out with e-textiles (Beginner Level)

Click here to download the PDF tutorial (I designed this resource for Kitronik & the link will open a new page on their website)

Click here to view the You Tube video tutorial



Beanie hat with a PCB LED

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Be seen in the dark with this easy first project that is ideal for anyone starting out with e-textiles (Beginner Level)

Click here to download the PDF tutorial (I designed this resource for Kitronik & the link will open a new page on their website)

Click here to view the You Tube video tutorial



Be seen be safe belt band

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Make a quick and easy band to hook onto a belt or bag (or anything you can loop something around) to help others see you in the dark. This project requires no specialist e-textiles knowledge at all. (Beginner Level)



Click here to download the PDF tutorial (I designed this resource for Kitronik & the link will open a new page on their website)

Click here to view a You Tube video tutorial 

The e-textiles components to make this project are not currently for sale on the website but can be purchased by emailing julie@julieboyd.co.uk


Be seen be safe armband

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Create an arm band for wearing when cycling, running or walking in the dark. The arm band uses a popper as an on / off switch (Advanced Level)

Click here to download the PDF tutorial (I designed this resource for Kitronik & the link will open a new page on their website)

Click here to view the You Tube video tutorial


Back pack cover with light sensor

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Create a back pack cover that lights up automatically when it gets dark (Intermediate Level)

Click here to download the PDF tutorial (I designed this resource for Kitronik & the link will open a new page on their website)

Click here to view the You Tube video tutorial




Links you might find useful

Find out more about what e-textiles is

Free ‘how to’ guides on how to use e-textiles components

Free e-textiles project ideas and tutorials 

Buy e-textiles components

Teaching & learning resource to buy that includes e-textiles

Courses on e-textiles 


Kitronik logo 200 x 50I use Kitronik e-textiles resources 


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