Video: Here's the finished coat, playing a variety of videos.
The following slides show how it was built.
Video:
Photo: Turned the coat inside out and removed the inner brocade lining, and added bird netting with 3/4" spacing, wrapped around and cut to fit the pattern of the original coat lining.
The original EL-Wire design is partly visible from the back of the lining (you can see it here: https://plus.google.com/photos/113044775100915882929/albums/5858087829180143409)
Photo: The bird netting is looped onto the lining attachment buttons - the inner brocade lining will capture it fully, and maintain just enough tension  to keep all the strips in alignment inside the body of the coat.
Photo: Cut and weave the strips through the netting, alternating every two spaces.  Eight strips is just enough to wrap all the way around the coat this way, with some extra bits left out under the arms.
16 strips would provide maximum resolution, which would be awesome, but it would be rather heavy too, and suck juice!
Also note that the strips are only laced through every two cross-threads of the mesh.  I tried lacing them on every thread, but that turns out to over-tighten the mesh, which then bunches up making it nearly impossible to lace the whole length of the strip.  When lacing only every two threads the strips slip through easily.
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Peter Tjeerdsma
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Here's the finished coat, playing a variety of videos.
The following slides show how it was built.
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