You will need a good quality basic multimeter that can measure voltage and continuity.
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Don't forget to learn how to use your multimeter too!
We recommend beginners use an embroidery hoop to stabilize the circuit-supporting fabric during sewing. It makes things a lot easier and results in a better-looking finished project. For more information on using an embroidery hoop correctly, check out our Cross Stitch tutorial.
Great for testing out your circuit or mocking up designs, alligator clips can connect different components or clip to conductive threads and your multimeter for measuring continuity and resistance.
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Snaps can be used for quick-connecting circuit boards and also as switches. You can sew them with conductive thread and/or solder them to circuit boards.
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You can also use hooks and eyes, metal zippers, and other metal sewing notions. Experiment!