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September 9, 2015 AT 10:00 am

3D Printed Sewable LED Sockets #WearableWednesday

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Ever sew through-hole LEDs onto a garment like studded spikes, just to have the smushed flat the moment you lean on something and stress the wire leads? Thingiverse user ArizonaClark has an STL for that:

I needed a way to mount a standard 5mm LED onto my “wearable” project (a Santa hat). I created this little sewable mount, and printed it with NinjaFlex. (I used “Semitransparent White“, printed at 100% fill).


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