Overview

Light up the night with your own EL Bowtie. Using a simple 3D printed model, EL wire and some fishing line, you can add flash to any attire. No collars required.

This project is easy, replicable, and fun.

Parts You'll Need:

  • EL Wire - any color, as long as it's solid (not stranded!)
  • EL Wire Coin Cell Mini Inverter
  • CR2032 Battery (the rechargeable one is great for this)
  • Monofilament Fishing Line (I used 10lb. test): Amazon
  • Metal scriber: Amazon
  • Croakies: Amazon
  • E6000: Amazon
  • 3D Printer, and filament.
  • Cloth adhesive (I used hot melt/glue gun)

Trick You'll Learn

How to apply a thin bead of E6000 using spare parts bags.

This guide was first published on Dec 25, 2015. It was last updated on Oct 19, 2018. This page (Overview) was last updated on Oct 12, 2016.