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These are threads from Syscom that I have used on various eTextile projects and they are now available on amazon! AmberStrand 166 Silver – 30 feet $11 USD AmberStrand 166 Silver – 130 feet $37 USD I measure the resistance is 4 ohms/meter. This is the thread I use when I make bobbin lace. Please see my blog […]Read more ›
I made a mistake in programing an ATtiny for an electronic embroidery circuit and had to use alligator clips to reprogram the microcontroller while it was already sewn into the eTextile Breadboard. Set up the Arduino Uno as ISP. Attach alligator clips to the male to male jumper cables. Carefully attach the alligator clips […]Read more ›
First – take a deep breath and drink some water. Sewing while stressed out is no fun! Second – tie some more conductive thread to the trace with a snug knot. Rethread your needle. Keep on sewing!. Electrons don’t care about a knot. Nope… they just keep running down the trace!Read more ›
While in Slovenia I’ve had some time to test Syscom Metal Clad conductive thread with more traditional crafts such as crochet. This thread does not have many twists allowing the crochet hook to snag strands of thread yielding an uneven and hairy chain. This thread is also slippery and has a metal ‘spring’ to it […]Read more ›