Terrific Christmas Tutorials!
The festive season is finally upon us with Christmas decorations being put up all around, why not try making your own Christmas decorations with friends and family using these useful tutorials. We've covered five tutorials including: We have written a summary covering the highlights of each tutorial below: Happy making!


How to Make a Laser Cut LED Tea Light


Add mood lighting to any room with these flickering LED tea lights made using our own Yellow Flickering Candle LEDs. LED tea lights are an ideal electronic alternative to lit candles. The LED gives out a random flickering effect at a steady current. This tutorial shows you how to make a Christmas themed tea light using our laser cutter template. You can find the laser cutter template files below (available in .dxf and .svg file formats):

How to Make a Sewable Christmas Decoration


Make a Sewable Christmas Decoration using our pre-cut laser templates! This project uses our free pre-cut foam decoration and an easy sew LED to make a simple light up Christmas decoration. These are ideal to make with your family to bring everyone together and make their own Sewable Christmas decorations. You get a FREE light up Christmas decoration included when you buy one of our Miniature Sewable Coin Cell Holders. The FREE light up Christmas decoration is available in two variations: You don't need to be an expert in e-textiles to add a light up decoration to your Christmas Tree and this tutorial is ideal for beginners or anyone wanting an e-textiles project that is simple to make. This tutorial has been made by Julie Boyd, an expert in e-textiles.

How to Make a Laser Cut Christmas Decoration


Laser cut textiles items are extremely popular in the shops, especially for items for the home such as table mats and Christmas decorations. This Laser Cut Christmas Decoration is ideal for adding to your Christmas Tree without worrying about turning off the LED at night or running out of battery. Many of these items are ideal for adding LEDs and for creating exciting projects as they are generally relatively cheap to buy. The lace type patterns provide ready-made holes for displaying LEDs effectively, the fabric doesn't fray and is easy to stitch and manipulate.

How to Make a Rudolph Christmas Decoration


Decorate your house this Christmas with everyone's favourite reindeer: the one with that famous red nose! Make his nose glow even brighter by using a PCB LED that sits under the fabric and lights up when you hold the push switch hidden in his cheek. You can read the full tutorial here: How to Make a Rudolph Christmas Decoration for more instructions. The decoration is made out of felt fabric and is lightly stuffed to give a 3D effect. It uses embroidery stitches to decorate the surface and to join the edges. The Reindeer Decoration also comes with a small ribbon from which it can be hung. This tutorial is for the more adventurous makers with a basic knowledge of textiles and circuits.

How to Make a 3D Printed LED Christmas Tree


Make your room come alive this winter with our 3D Printed LED Christmas Tree. You can brighten your desk with this fun themed simple ornament which uses our Colour Changing LED Kit. If you are looking for more resources and tutorials, don't forget to have a look at our Resources section of our website. (Warning: This Page May Inspire Creativity!). As always, you can keep up to date with all new products and tutorials by signing up to our newsletter here.

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