‘How to’ guides for E-textiles: Free Resources

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This page will help you get understand the basics when doing e-textiles. Click on the link to see the resource.

Introduction to e-textiles components 

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Choosing a needle for Conductive thread 

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Threading a needle with conductive thread 

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Starting to sew an e-textiles circuit

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Finishing stitches on an e-textiles circuit

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Stitches used in e-textiles

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Creating a basic circuit with 1 LED

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See the Video on my You Tube on creating a circuit using a standard LED

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Creating a circuit with more than 1 LED

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Using a light sensor cell holder

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Adding a switch to a circuit

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Adding a popper as a switch

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Trouble shooting

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Links you might find useful

Find out more about what e-textiles is

Free e-textiles project ideas and tutorials 

Buy e-textiles kits

Teaching & learning resource to buy that includes e-textiles

Courses on e-textiles 


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