Spinning Tests

Posted on May 4, 2014 in Craft
Spinning Tests

Using conductive wool roving: Spinning around conductive thread:

Fabric Speaker Tests

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 in Craft

A few of my students and I got together for an outside session of fabric speaker making to test different materials and configurations: Material: Thin coated wire Configuration: Horizontal uncrossed Outcome: Too much surface are to find a concentrated point Material: Conductive Thread Configuration: Radial – played with visibility to determine how the fabric would […]

Mixed Tape Halloween!

Posted on Oct 20, 2013 in Craft

Well, this was fun.

Switch Me On

Posted on Sep 4, 2013 in Craft

In an effort to expand my craft knowledge and repertoire, I recently took an embroidery short class at the Textile Arts Center (such a lovely place!). I came armed with some LEDs and conductive thread and continued practicing the rest of the weekend.

Needle Felting Tests

Posted on Jun 15, 2013 in Craft
Needle Felting Tests

This was an attempt to create conductive felt and explore insulation techniques. Needle felting stainless steel roving is quite different from wool roving: it bunches rapidly, making it a bit unwieldy, and becomes difficult to penetrate after a few pokes. Initially, I treated it as regular roving, felting it in big bunches. A better tactic […]