Introductory handout covering sewing with conductive thread and LilyPad components, also known as e-textiles. Useful activity to acquaint students with e-textiles concepts before moving into programming with the LilyPad Arduino.
Concepts covered include:
- Basic hand sewing with conductive thread.
- Troubleshooting and avoiding short circuits.
- Calculating battery life.
- Ohm’s law.
- Making a switch using conductive thread and conductive fabric.