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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    From 2013-2015 Mika is a guest professor at the eLab at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee

    From July - December 2013 Hannah was a researcher at the UdK's Design Research Lab

    From 2010-2012 Mika was a guest researcher in the Smart Textiles Design Lab at The Swedish School of Textiles

    From 2009 - 2011 Hannah was a graduate student in the MIT Media Lab's High-Low Tech research group led by Leah Buechley


    In 2009 Hannah and Mika were both research fellows at the Distance Lab


    Between 2003 - 2009 Hannah and Mika were both students at Interface Cultures
    We support the Open Source Hardware movement. All our own designs published on this website are released under the Free Cultural Works definition
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    Needle Threader

    I never though I’d use one of these, but for threading conductive yarn into small needles for stitching to components with small holes they really are perfect!

    They come in all different shapes, sizes and designs. The classic one works good enough.

    Also relevant are big eyed beading needles.
    For sale on amazon >> http://www.amazon.com/Set-Big-Beading-Needles-Sizes/dp/B001B2M658

    Here are some of the different designs:
    Coming soon…

    There are also lots of instructions on how to use them:
    Coming soon…

    2 Comments so far

    1. Donna on January 2nd, 2010

      You should also look at “Big Eyed Beading Needles”. One of the more useful is basically all eye, just soldered together at each end to make points.

    2. admin on January 2nd, 2010

      Thanks! That is a great tip. Image and link no included above.

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