Go Cyberpunk With 3D Printed Light Up Spikes #AdafruitWeekendProject

Make your own flexible, spiky, glowing accessory using NeoPixel strip diffused by NinjaFlex flexible 3D printing filament! Magnets let you attach the spikes to anything in your wardrobe. The soft flexible enclosure holds GEMMA, the tiny microcontroller that animates the LEDs, and a rechargeable lipoly battery.

For this project you will need:
60 LED per meter NeoPixel strip (1 meter)
NinjaFlex Snow White flexble 3D printing filament
GEMMA microcontroller
slide switch
JST extension
500mAh lipoly battery
six rare earth magnets
safety pins or needle and thread
Permatex 66B silicone adhesive

It’s easy to wear your spikes around your collar, over your shoulder, in your hair, on the strap of a bag, and even in your hair. How will you wear it? We’d love to see your versions on our weekly show and tell on Google+!

Full tutorial


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