A light up bow is a simple project that can introduce you to the basics of e-textiles. Give it a try, and soon you'll start imagining all types of ways that conductive thread and sewable LEDs.
What is e-textile?
They are basically any project that integrates electronics and fabrics. They often involve creating circuits with conductive thread and sewable lights. More complex e-textiles might involve sensors or tiny sewable. microprocessors. The Santa hat above is a more complex project that several lights and a micro-processor that plays music when you tilt the pom pom a certain way.
Meanwhile the light up bow is the perfect starter project to build foundational skills necessary for more complex projects.
To get started - gather up some traditional sewing supplies