Craft & Design

Use a small amount of conductive thread sewn onto your glove’s fingertip to use your touch screen phone! Touch screens work by measuring the way your skin conducts electricity, so the thread connects the screen and your finger through the insulating barrier of your gloves. [via craftycrafty]

12 thoughts on “How-To: Touch Screen Gloves

  1. OK, this is brilliant. I hate having to take my gloves off every time I want to use my iPhone.
    Now where to get conductive thread??

  2. This is a brilliant idea!! I love it. But I was also wondering, can it scratch the screen? I’m afraid to test it out LoL! ; )

  3. I’m sure it depends on what conductive thread you use, but the stuff I have won’t scratch the screen (it’s from Lame Lifesaver).

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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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