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Needle Felting with Conductive Roving

February 28, 2013, 5:52 pm

Use conductive roving and microfibers with traditional needle felting to create stylish eTextile sensors for soft circuit and wearable tech projects. DIY instructions can be found on my Instructables page.

How To – Handweave with Conductive Thread and LEDs

October 19, 2012, 5:41 pm

Using conductive thread, LEDs and crimping beads Lynne makes a plain weave illuminated fabric to be used as a Holiday table decoration.

What is Conductive Thread?

May 4, 2012, 7:24 am

What is conductive thread and how to use your multimeter to test for continuity.

Paint Covering Conductive Thread

March 21, 2012, 5:46 pm

Apply conductive thread to fabric by using fabric paint. This method not only adheres the thread to the fabric it supports your design aesthetic and protects the circuitry of your wearable tech or eTextile project. DIY instructions can also be found on my Instructables page.

Conductive FabriCables

March 19, 2012, 5:48 pm

Apply conductive thread to ribbons and bias tape to create FabriCables that can be attached to ready made garments and fabrics. These conductive traces reinforce your wearable tech design aesthetic as well as help insulate the conductive material from the elements and prevent short circuits. DIY instructions can also be […]

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Tasmeem Doha

Tasmeem Doha

by / on December 28, 2012, 12:51 pm

Tasmeem Doha A week long workshop and lectures hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University and Mathaf Museum of Contemporary Art in Doha Qatar. 10 – 17 March 2012 Thank you to the material sponsors for eTextiles and paper computing Bare Conductive

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Interactive Wearable Computing Presentation at Maker Fare 2012

Interactive Wearable Computing Presentation at Maker Fare 2012

by / on May 26, 2012, 6:53 pm

WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE PRESENTATION Sit down, buckle up and blast into the minds of innovative makers of adaptive technology, social interaction fashion and blink & bling costuming.  Moderator Lynne Bruning guides you into the world of wearable computing, textile sensors, Arduinos and EL Wire while exploring Ally Seely’s […]

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Pinterest Boards

Pinterest Boards

by / on March 26, 2012, 11:55 am

Lynne is on Pinterest easy to find wearable computing, electronic textiles, fashion technology and eTextiles Lounge DIY Videos Sources People  

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Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 eTextile Lounge

Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 eTextile Lounge

by / on March 11, 2012, 9:04 am

Electronic textiles, wearable computing and craft tech Makers! Innovating projects, hands-on workshops and informative lectures Teach, create and inform the Maker Faire community! Event: eTextile Lounge at Maker Faire Bay Area Date: 19 – 20 May 2012 Time: 10AM – 6 PM Location: Fiesta Hall East Lobby SATURDAY 19 MAY […]

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Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 Wearable Tech Showcase

Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 Wearable Tech Showcase

by / on March 11, 2012, 9:00 am

Technology weaves its ubiquitous thread thru our daily fashion as Makers and Crafters take the runway in the Third Wearable Tech Showcase at the Bay Area Maker Faire. SATURDAY 19 MAY 2012 1:00PM in the eTextile Lounge Please submit your original wearable tech and fashioning technology designs to either Lynne […]

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Sewing Machines and Conductive Thread

Sewing Machines and Conductive Thread

by / on February 21, 2012, 1:00 am

How to use a variety of conductive threads from LessEMF, Mitsfuji and Bekaert with your home sewing machine.  Which threads will work as a top thread.  How to wind a bobbin of conductive thread and adjust the bobbin tension.  When to couch the conductive thread to the textile or ready […]

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The eTextile Lounge: a global hackerspace

The eTextile Lounge: a global hackerspace

by / on February 14, 2012, 2:00 am

Monthly global craft tech hackerspace where you can ask questions and banter ideas with other eTextile and wearable computer innovators, fashioning technology makers and wide-eyed curiosity seeking novices. Share ideas on how to use aniomagic sparkle board, sparkfun lilypad arduino and adafruit Flora.  Learn about range finders, light sensors and […]

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How To Videos

by / on February 14, 2012, 1:00 am

Craftzine approved video shorts for for DIY wearable tech, fashioning technology, soft circuits and eTextiles. COMPLETE LIST OF HOW TO VIDEO SERIES How to select a needle that works with the 4ply conductive thread. How to select conductive fabric and arduino hardware. How to sew sparkfun, aniomagic and adafruit electronics […]

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Weaving Conductive Cloth: Clasped Weft

Weaving Conductive Cloth: Clasped Weft

by / on December 24, 2011, 2:44 pm

  In 2008 Lynne innovated a hand weaving technique for electrical fabric using conductive thread and LEDs to be used in wearable computers, eTextiles and smart textiles. The ability of the weaver to incorporate electronics into the cloth as it is being woven opens unique craft tech opportunity for the […]

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UV LED Evening Gown

UV LED Evening Gown

by / on December 24, 2011, 11:12 am

This one of a kind fashion technology gown was created for fictional society lady, Mrs. Mary Atkins-Holl, but is suited for any red carpet event.Handcrafted blacklight reactive 1870’s wearable computing evening gown with detachable eTextile lobster bustle illuminated by 120 UV LEDs.  The matching corset is embellished in the style of […]

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