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Basic EL Wire

Saturday, October 12, 2013, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Department of Making + Doing, 3711 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
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The fastest way to add some pizzazz to your outfit is with electroluminescent (EL) wire. In this introductory workshop, you'll learn how to attach EL wire to your costume safely and create your own glowing pattern. Bring a garment or $15 for a cool Hacktory tshirt to work on. Come explore the possibilities beyond Tron!

This workshop is part of a series leading up to our annual Hacker Masquerade on November 2 (details & RSVP). This year's theme is Galactic Gatsby, so join us in your best retro-futuristic look and dance the night away! Each workshop focuses on a specific technology or project that you can explore, with time built in for developing and executing your costume design.

This event is 13+ and assumes no prior knowledge of sewing or electronics. Please direct any questions to cbieber at

Instructor Profile: Gladys Delgado-Garced

This is Gladys' first workshop at the Hacktory, but she's been designing outfits and accessories for pets for nearly a decade. Check out her work at Doggone Couture!


Age 13+. Class may be cancelled or postponed based on ticket sales. No-shows will receive a 50% refund.

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