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Electro-Fashion, Sewable Light Kit, Colour Changing

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Key Stage 3
This kit allows 'colour changing' lighting effects to be added to textiles designs without soldering by using conductive thread to connect the electronic parts.

Availability: In Stock.

Code1+ 10+
(£3.42 incl VAT)
(£2.82 incl VAT)

This fantastic new 'Electro-Fashion' range from Kitronik has been specially designed so that electronics can easily be used in textile applications; they allow lighting effects to be added to textiles designs without soldering.

The kits use 'conductive thread' which is a thread that can be used like cotton thread but conducts electricity like a wire.

This kit uses our own custom designed 'stitchable' coin cell holder. This has the benefit of large, easy to stitch connection points (no more difficult little holes!) and clearly marked terminals which show the battery polarity.


  • Easily add lights to textiles projects.
  • Easy to stitch connection points.
  • Clearly marked battery polarity terminals.
  • No soldering required.



  • Sewable Coin Cell Holder Length: 34mm.
  • Sewable Coin Cell Holder Width: 20mm.
  • Sewable Coin Cell Holder Height: 4.5mm.
  • CR2032 Battery Height: 3.2mm.
  • CR2032 Battery Diameter: 20mm.


  • Scissors.
  • Needles.



  • The coin cell holders in this pack contain Nickel and should not be used in designs where it will be in prolonged contact with the skin.

Free samples:

Teachers can order a sample of this kit (one per school) here. You will need to select the kit from a list of all the sample kits; the stock code for this kit is 2706.
Note: this service is only offered to schools for evaluation purposes only.

Buy British:

 This kit is designed and manufactured in the UK by Kitronik.

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Posted by Dan Berg, Tuesday, 24 March 2015 on product Electro-Fashion, Sewable Light Kit, Colour Changing
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    Please ensure you remove the coin cell battery before washing. You can wash the electro fashion parts, although some tarnishing of the pads may occur so we don’t recommend this. If you do wish to wash the garments we suggest hand washing. The parts will need to be fully dry before being used.

    Posted by Michael Lockhart on Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Posted by Jennie Woods, Tuesday, 22 April 2014 on product Electro-Fashion, Sewable Light Kit, Colour Changing
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    A: Hi Jennie, I'm sorry about that, it looks like someone reused the flashing LED kit image for the picture which does include 2 LEDs. The description does list the contents of the kit correctly but I can see where the confusion came from. I will get the image changed ASAP and if you still need them I can send you two colour changing LEDs. Please email the address you would like them delivered to to
    Posted by Aaron Sturman on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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  • If you live on the UK mainland and don't have any large materials or lithium batteries in your order it will cost 3.95 (4.74 including VAT) if you spend less than 40 (48 including VAT).
  • If you spend between 40 and 200 (48 - 240.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) delivery is free to most locations, 12 (14.40 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) to Northern Ireland and 15 (18.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) to UK remote locations. For a list of postcodes that will be charged the remote location rate click here.
  • If you spend over 200 (240.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) delivery is free within the UK.

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  • These orders are sent via UPS, and the cost is dependant on the service you choose at checkout. Alternatively you can choose the free collection option and have your own courier collect it from us. International orders can only be shipped to the registered card address. Please note: International orders may be charged import duty dependant on local import laws and duty rates. These charges are usually billed to you directly from UPS.
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  • For information about all of the delivery options we offer click here.

Physical characteristics:

  • LED Lens Type: Water Clear.
  • LED Viewing Angle: 30 degrees.

Electrical characteristics:

  • LED Forward Voltage Drop: 2.7V to 5.0V.
  • LED Max Forward Current: 40mA.
  • LED Luminous Intensity (Red): 600mCd (@20mA).
  • LED Luminous Intensity (Green): 1000mCd (@20mA).
  • LED Luminous Intensity (Blue): 500mCd (@20mA).
  • CR2032 Battery Voltage: 3V.
  • CR2032 Battery Capacity: 200mA/h.
  • Conductive Thread Resistance: Approx 40 Ohms/m.
  • Conductive Thread Denier: 18.
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