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What would be the best wire/fabric combination to use for this type of application… I want to make a matrix of 100+ LEDs on a piece of fabric that will be worn (below the waist) underneath a costume dress (essentially illuminating the fluffy part). I have the logic figured out, just no idea where to begin fabric wise. Ideas on how to attach wires and LEDs would be great as well.