Tools & Supplies

Sharp scissors are a must!
You'll use a needle and to stitch up the circuit.
Conductive thread will carry signal and current to the Flora NeoPixels.
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.

Clear nail polish or fray check to seal knots
To mark out your circuit use a water-soluble embroidery marker or tailor's chalk.
This guide was first published on Apr 24, 2013. It was last updated on Apr 24, 2013. This page (Tools & Supplies) was last updated on Aug 17, 2019.