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Incorporate EL Wire into Your Halloween Costume

Electroluminescent wire (or EL wire for short) is a low-voltage and low-heat way to add some dramatic lighting effects to your Halloween costume. Read on to see how you can easily incorporate it into your outfit this year.

At Ladyada.net they share a simple tutorial for some no-sew EL wire Luna Moth wings.

Whether or not you’re interested in making glowing moth wings or not the tutorial covers the basics of working with EL wire and you can easily adapt the tutorial to fit any project you’re working on.

Hit up the link below for a full run down on getting started with EL wire.

No-Sew EL Wings [via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/26/11

Comments (2)

  1. UltimatePSV

    I feel like this’d be perfect for a TRON costume.

  2. AMalePoet

    Ultimate
    Actually Makezine.com or Craftzine.com have instructions on Tron inspired project on a messanger bag. May also be on their sister sight instructables.com which is a step by step how to by users.

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