Craft & Design Technology
Quick and easy light-up bracelet

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Instructables user craft-tech made this tutorial for making your own illuminated wrist cuff using nothing but scraps from your electronics shop floor. This is a great first project if you’re interested in conductive thread or sewing in general, and uses a mimeolight, which is a small programmable sewable LED. Given that it’s supposed to be a ten-minute project, can you think of any better closures than a binder clip?

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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