Electronic textiles Jayce Pearl


Electronic textiles are a growing field within the fashion and STEM industries. As a STEM class at String Theory Highschool we're experimenting with said wearable eletrionics. We recently made bracelets that light up using felt, an LED light, and a circuit to complete the process.

Circuit Design

Above you can see my original circuit design. My battery and wiring was going to be off to the left side on the back of the bracelt. However the design changed, as seen below.

When it came time to actually make the bracelet I decided that the circuit I previusly designed wouldn't work because I didn't want the battery in the back. So I redesigned it to be in the front, on the right side. The LED light is up at the top and is easily connected to the battery.

View of my battery, under it's protective cover.
The bracelet in action.

Bracelet in Action: Video


  • Take your time while sewing the conducting thread.
  • Pay attention to the negatives and positives of the LED light(s) and the battery.
  • Be patient.
  • Plan thoroughly.
  • Be open to having to change the course of your design.

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