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Ring in the New Year with a neck-worn light show.
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A light-up bowtie is never a bad decision. This simple, affordable project combined a little 3D printing, a little EL wire, and a little bit of fishing line (what?) And how!
Glowing Bean Bags with EL Wire
for nighttime yard games & juggling
This beginner sewing project will teach you to stitch crisp corners and add EL wire piping to your own set of DIY bean bags.
Naughty or Nice Machine
It knows if you have been Naughty or Nice!
The Naughty or Nice machine is simply a bit of fun for the holidays. The machine works by taking a photo of the hand placed on the bottom plate. Using the openCV python computer vision library to count the number of red colour pixels, and display the result on the LCD screen.
EL Wire Stocking
Xmas with a glow!
Spell out your loved ones' names on a Christmas stocking-- in light! This is a super easy EL wire project perfect for newbies to both EL and sewing.
EL wire speed project
Light up the night with a glowing hooded sweatshirt using EL wire. Perfect for Halloween or Burning Man!
EL Wire Animal Masks
Make a glowing impression on Halloween
Create a wire frame mask on a bike helmet! Great for parades, Burning Man, or any time you want to get noticed in the dark.
EL Wire Hair Accent
Electrify your ensemble with this easy EL-trimmed hair bow!
Glowing Star Chuck Taylor Sneakers
Pumped up kicks
Mod your Converse sneakers with EL panel!
EL Wire Sign
Make your design glow
EL wire is a super effective way to create neon-esque decorations- and cost efficient too. Liven up your parties or laser tag arena with some DIY EL wire signs!
Working with Electroluminescent Wire
EL Wire, also known as Electroluminescent wire, is a stiff wire core coated with phosphor and then covered with a protective PVC sheath. When an AC signal is applied to it, it glows a cool neon color. Find out how to solder, power, and work with EL Wire in your next project.
Turn an old laptop bag into geek-chic
Tote your Thinkpad and port your Apple in style with our custom TRON-inspired laptop bag tutorial. With a little soldering and sewing skills you can have your own light up satchel, sure to impress geeky friends. So grab your sewing needle and soldering iron and follow along!
Run a workshop with EL wire, tape, & panel!
Learn some tips, tricks, and extras that will have a whole classroom of students making working EL wire/tape/panel projects in just a few hours.