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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    E-Textile Tailor Shop by KOBAKANT
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    Since 2020, Hannah is guest professor of the Spiel&&Objekt Master's program at the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch in Berlin

    From 2013-2015 Mika was 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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    Conductive Wool

    Conductive wool is perfect for felting. It is very fine conductive fibers (steel) mixed with normal wool, or with polyester. The one with wool works better for felting.
    I have purchased this from Bekaert

    Bekinox W12/18

    Bekinox PES 12/50

    2 Comments so far

    1. Sarah zeineddine on April 2nd, 2015

      From where i can get these conductive wool or ship it to lebanon ?

    2. teresa on May 18th, 2015


      My name is Teresa, nice to meet you!

      I am trying to make a tablecloth on a loom. I would like this tablecloth to block mobile phone signals. Therefore I want to combine a natural fiber such as wool or linen with a the technical thread needed for blocking this type of frequencies. Which type of technical thread should I use? What do you think of this one? http://www.bekaert.com/en/products/basic-materials/textile/stainless-steel-fibers-for-shielding-textiles-bekinox. It is a stainless steel fiber for shielding textiles.

      I live in Barcelona, do you know any suppliers of this kind of threads around Spain?

      Thank you in advance


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