Making Life Easier (3.11.2011) (2012)

Flat ribbon cable with through-hole inter-lead spacing (0.1 inch, 2.54mm) >> http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail&itemSeq=106924201&uq=634564406054359063

Machine Sewable Hard/Soft Connections

Using fusible interfacing to connect conductive fabric strips to perforated circuit board. Sewing with top conductive thread to fabric breakouts and soldering wires to perfboard.

Using zigzag stitch on sewing machine to sew top conductive thread over stripped ribbon cable wires.

Sewing to Plug and Wear’s knit breadboard fabric (right: with top thread conductive, left: with bottom thread conductive) and then soldering wires to the breadboard traces which are very thin wires.