Weaving is a good way to combine many different materials. You can use scraps of fabric and recycle leftovers well, good for sustainability you know ;-). After weaving you can optimize the woven with conductive yarn.
–perfect for prototyping.
I tried to experiment with some kaleidoscope effect in unity. Connected to unity with the GamePad BLE Script for Arduino.
If you don’t have a loom – no problem you can also use a embroidery hoop or u use cardboard to make your own loom.
Here is a Tutorial for a DIY Loom