Materials, external tutorials and useful links for e-textiles.



Conductive thread & fabrics: eHaJo, EXP Tech

Arduino Lilypad: EXP Tech , Watterott

Conductive Yarn (for stretch and pressure sensors): Physical Computing

Battery holders: eHaJo, Watterott, EXP Tech

LEDs, 3V batteries: Conrad, ebay

Felt: Müller (e.g. in central Munich at Isartor, next to Conrad)

Useful Sites:

How To Get What You Want



E-Textile Lounge

The Tinkering Studio

High-Low Tech


Bohne, Rene (2012): Making Things Wearable – Intelligente Kleidung selbst schneidern. O’Reilley GmbH & Co.

Buechley, Leah; Qui, Kanjun; de Boer, Sonja (2013): Sew Electric. HTL Press.

Buechley, Leah; Kafai, Yasmin; Eodenberg, Michael; Peppler, Kylie (2013): Textile Messages: Dispatches from the world of E-Textiles and Education. Lang, Peter, New York.

Eng, Diana (2009): Fashion Geek: Clothes Accessories Tech. North Light Books.

Hartman, Kate (2014): Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments. O’Reillez & Associates.

Kuni, Verena (2012): Häckeln + Stricken für Geeks. O’Reilley.

Lewis, Alison; Lin, Fang-Yu (2008): Switch Craft: Battery-Powered Crafts to Make and Sew. Potter Craft.

Pakhchyan, Syuzi (2008): Fashioning Technology: A DIY Intro to Smart Crafting. O’Reilley & Associates.

Peppler, Kylie; Gresalfi, Melissa; Salen, Tekinba (2014): Soft Circuits: Crafting e-Fashion with DIY Electronics. MIT print.

Ryan, Susan Elizabeth (2014): Garments of Paradise: Wearable discource in the digital age. The MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts.