Soft Electronics: Sewing Circuits

A workshop from EMF 2022 by Helen Leigh

On Sunday June 5, 2022 at in Workshop 1

Learn how to work with conductive thread to sew your own circuits. In this workshop we will make a plush sparkle heart emoji with felt, LEDs and conductive thread. You will learn:

- tips and tricks for using the different types of conductive threads

- how to hack regular through hole components into sewable ones

- how to make a simple electronic circuit that lights up an LED

All materials will be provided, along with a printed zine to help you sew circuits in the future. Suitable for beginners and older children (11+). It will help if you know how to thread a needle and tie a knot but instruction will be provided.