Is it safe to put LED lights on fabric?

The short answer is yes. Even if the lights that they emit are bright, they practically give minimal to zero heat as compared to incandescent bulbs. On the other hand, if you are wondering, mini LED lights for fabric are washable since they are usually waterproof.

How do you make LED lights light up?

Another way to light up an LED is to just connect it to a coin cell battery! Since the coin cell can’t source enough current to damage the LED, you can connect them directly together! Just push a CR2032 coin cell between the leads of the LED.

How do you put wire on fabric?


  1. Begin by cutting strips of fabric.
  2. Sew each strip of fabric together (right sides facing each other) leaving the ends open.
  3. Bend the end of the wire so that it doesn’t snag on the fabric.
  4. Place the wire along the edge of the fabric.
  5. Add wire to the other side of the fabric.

Can you put fairy lights on fabric?

Fairy lights are safe on fabric because they operate at a relatively low temperature. They are typically made of battery operated LED lights that don’t even feel warm to the touch. Since most fires are caused by bulbs overheating, there is little to no risk in fairy lights touching the fabric.

Do LED lights attract bugs?

LED bulbs are less attractive to bugs because they produce low heat and long wavelengths of light. Moreover, they produce little or no ultraviolet radiation. It makes them perfect for outdoor lights for events and around the home.

How to attach El glowing wire to clothing?

Gently pull the EL glowing wire through the starting point. Start sewing by making at least two stitches and pass the needle through the threads for a stronger knot. Repeat this process every time you run the wire across holes across the solder junctions that go inside the garment, and across the endpoint.

How do you light up a petticoat dress?

To evenly light the dress I measured the circumference of the inside of the petticoat at the top and bottom, divided by 16 and marked 15 marks evenly spaced for the led strips. For example if the circumference of the bottom of the petticoat is 64 inches, 64 / 16 = 4. Then you would place marks every 4 inches.

How do you put LEDs on a dress?

Start from the bottom of each LED strip, peel off an inch or so of the wax paper protecting the double sided adhesive. Line up the LED strip with the marks previously made on the petticoat in the last step then press the exposed adhesive on the LED strip against the petticoat.