The extremely successful Light Stitches projects use a new smart material, Conductive Thread to attach LEDs (lights) to textile projects by simply fastening a knot or sewing onto the LED. This highly conductive thread acts and behaves like conventional thread with the added bonus of being extremely conductive.
Two 5mm diameter Flashing Blue LEDs
Free downloadable teachers booklet
Includes 2 metres of conductive thread and all components to easily attach the 5mm LEDs to textiles projects
No soldering involved. If the thread breaks tie the two ends together and it still works perfectly
FREE downloadable booklet includes all information needed including schemes of work and lesson plans. It shows in detail how to turn metal textiles materials like zips, press studs, etc., into switches
Originally designed as a KS3 project, these extremely popular projects are being used by various textile consultants and due to their simplicity are being used throughout education from primary to university
Introduction to product design encouraging the mixing of different D&T elements thus encouraging creativity in later school life