e-Textile Art Pin
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Create a quick and easy piece of e-textile art using a LilyPad LED, Battery Holder, conductive thread, and coin cell battery. This beginner project introduces sewing with conductive thread to create a simple circuit pin.
This is one of our most popular activities for events, so we've created downloadable templates for use with inkjet printable fabric to get students started with pre-made designs. The attached PDFs are available in full color or black and white coloring book style designs.
Instructions are attached as a one page HotSheet or an 11"x17" printable 'placemat'.
- LilyPad LED
- LilyPad Switched Coin Cell Battery Holder
- 3V 20mm Coin Cell Battery (CR2032)
- Conductive Thread (~12")
- Muslin / Thin Fabric
- Pin Back
- Markers for decorating
Wishlist for SparkFun materials (makes 5 pins): http://www.sparkfun.com/wish_lists/83222
Downloads FabricPins.pdf FabricPins_BW.pdf ePinPlacemat.pdf eTextilePinBack.jpg eTextilePinFront.jpg eTextilePinHotSheet.pdf eTextilePins.png
- Author: Angela Sheehan
- Date Posted: June 11, 2014
- CC BY-SA 3.0 resources are open sourced under