LED Shoe Clips Make Your Toes Twinkle

Craft & Design

Twinkle toes! Make LED ruffles to customize your shoes in this CRAFT video. This easy soft circuit project can get you started in wearable electronics and even may help you find your way in a dark parking lot. They’re perfect for bridesmaids, too.

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For this project you need:

  • 2 LED Sewing Kits (available from Maker Shed)
  • silky fabric for the ruffle
  • matching felt
  • sewing needle and regular thread
  • 2 paper clips
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • pliers

Check out the complete step-by-step tutorial over on Make: Projects.



10 thoughts on “LED Shoe Clips Make Your Toes Twinkle

  1. tammy says:

    FAB! and perfect for halloween too. (becky’s dress is also amazing! did you make or buy?)

  2. kat says:

    Awesome! I love that you can remove the battery. The fabric also makes the LED light less harsh.

  3. Rachel Hobson says:

    I love it! Such a fun project, and so well taught, Becky. Frilly-Tech FTW!
    And I agree, that dress is amazing – you look beautiful!

  4. Stacey says:

    I am also in awe of the dress! Where did it come from?

  5. Nitya15 says:

    gotta work like this!!!!

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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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