This resource provides several textiles projects which use high tech materials and electronics.
Cool Britannia: How to make an insulated lunch box to keep food hot or cold.
Wash time fun: Create oilcloth fabric from any material using a high tech clear coating called lamifix. This is useful for making wash bags and make up bags, or any wipable product
Safety in the sun: A child’s baseball cap incorporating solar reactive threads and beads
Stargazing: Create a child’s moon and stars cushion using phosphorescent dye and reflective tape.
Fun with electronics: Using LED bulbs and specialist metal thread, this project uses up scrap fabrics to create a light up door hanger and booklight.
Socky reading light: How to make a basic electronic circuit using a cell holder, LED light and conductive thread.