FLORA Tutorials Abound #WearableWednesday

We’ve been busy in the wearables department at Adafruit lately, building FLORA projects nonstop! What is FLORA? Adafruit’s Arduino-Compatible Wearables Platform! Check out the FLORA section of the Adafruit Learning System and subscribe to our YouTube channel for new wearable electronics tutorials every week. Here are some of the projects we’ve built with FLORA recently:

Sparkle Skirt

LED Ampli-Tie

Brake Light Backpack

Plush Game Controller

Chameleon Scarf

FLORA TV-B-Gone

GPS Jacket


Flora breadboard is Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at Adafruit! We’re bringing you the blinkiest, most fashionable, innovative, and useful wearables from around the web and in our own original projects featuring our wearable Arduino-compatible platform, FLORA. Be sure to post up your wearables projects in the forums or send us a link and you might be featured here on Wearable Wednesday!


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