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Embroidering PCB’s

Embroidering PCB’s

on24 October 2015 / in hardwear, sewing

   

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Stitching with Uma

Stitching with Uma

on22 October 2015 / in sewing

  Stitching with a Kill Bill Marathon.      

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Stitching with West Wing

Stitching with West Wing

on20 October 2015 / in textiles

   

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Stitching Symbols

Stitching Symbols

on18 October 2015 / in textiles

   

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Conductive Fabric and Epoxy

Conductive Fabric and Epoxy

on16 October 2015 / in eTextile

  Conductive fabric is still conductive when embedded in epoxy!    

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Vector Boards

Vector Boards

on16 October 2015 / in hardwear

     

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Embroidery on a Perf Board

Embroidery on a Perf Board

on7 September 2015 / in eTextile

  I’ve been messing around with embroidery into electronics. I’m on to something good!            

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Embroidery

Embroidery

on30 August 2015 / in Uncategorized

  I’ve been working on a new kit. Cute, yes? It will soon be on sale at Numen Trace!            

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Bare Conductive Paint Cracks with Age

Bare Conductive Paint Cracks with Age

on10 August 2015 / in Uncategorized

  Bare Conductive Paint cracks with with age causing it to become inconsistent in transmitting electrical current.    

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Breadboards and Bobbins

Breadboards and Bobbins

on1 August 2015 / in eTextile

  Tools of the eTextile trade: 400 pin solderless breadboards and 5 inch wooden bobbins.     The bobbins are handmade at Cesnik & Cesnik Triglavska 43, Idrija, Slovenia    

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Lace Bobbin Spiral Prototype

Lace Bobbin Spiral Prototype

on28 July 2015 / in eTextile

       

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Bobbin Lace Making in Ljubljana Slovenia

Bobbin Lace Making in Ljubljana Slovenia

on21 July 2015 / in textiles

  I took my first lessons in bobbin lacemaking today! Waiting was the hardest part…     First to master the basic cross   Begin with bobbin pair threads parallel.     Cross the inner threads to the right   Cross the outer two pairs to the left     What the final cross should look like. Total of four […]

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Oxidation of Conductive Paint

Oxidation of Conductive Paint

on10 July 2015 / in paper computing

  CuPro conductive paint from LessEMF oxidizes over time, but it will still conduct electricity. Attach the power source to areas of paint that have not oxidized and use a multimeter to test for continuity.     If the power source is attached to the oxidized areas the circuit will not activate.     Detail of powered alligator clips in […]

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8/2 Tencel from Webs

8/2 Tencel from Webs

on6 July 2015 / in textiles, weaving

  8/2 Tencel from Webs. 1 pound cones for $19 during the anniversary sale.            

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Waxing your Thread

Waxing your Thread

on1 July 2015 / in sewing, textiles

  I like to wax my threads before I do any hand sewing. This is especially handy with conductive threads which are generally hairy and tangle easily. Taking a few minutes to wax thread is a major time saver!   Purchase a cake of bees wax from your local sewing shop.     Pull the thread thru the bees wax […]

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