This tutorial uses the Firefly Jar Kit.
Ok, we’re ready to get started with our Firefly kit. Please note that you’ll have to snap apart your ProtoSnap LilyTwinkle Board into all of these separate components listed below. You may need to use snips to break them apart. Let’s go over all the things you’ll need to sew your project together:
LilyPad ProtoSnap includes:
- 4 LilyPad LEDs
- LilyPad Coin Cell Battery Holder (Switched)
- 3V Coin Cell Battery
Other components include:
- Bobbin of Conductive Thread
- Felt Jar Lid
- Two Identical Felt Jar Layers
- Sewing Needles
All the components you’ll need to put your Firefly kit together
For the graphics in this tutorial, we’ll be using a key that helps explain what is going on at each step:
Now let’s get sewing!
If you’ve never worked with e-textiles before, you may want to have a look at these other tutorials.
- E-textiles Basics
- Sewing with Conductive Thread
- Basic Lilypad Tutorial
- LilyPad Protosnap Getting Started Guide