0

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Costume

Sorting hat costume

When I think about Harry Potter costumes I think about school uniforms, witch and wizard robes, Death Eaters, and Dumbledore. There’s a long list of characters to choose from so dressing as an object didn’t occur to me. Jen, a.k.a Mai Sheri, and her roommate went out of the box though. Mai Sheri’s roommate worked at a bookstore when Harry Blood and the Half Blood Prince was released. The bookstore had a party, and employees were basically required to come in costume. Not wanting to dress like a witch or wizard, the roommate decided to be the Sorting Hat. It’s such a clever idea.

The sentient hat sorts students into their houses at Hogwarts. It’s not a brand new hat; you can tell it’s been around. Mai Sheri captured that look when she built the costume. She made the Sorting Hat costume in less than 48 hours while sick. Maybe she has a wand. She used ” flannelette, card stock, a hula hoop, string, and lots of acrylic paint.” Her roommate won the staff costume contest with the creative outfit.

sorting hat


Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 10,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

What do you want from CircuitPython in 2019?

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — A field guide to designing your PCBs, learned the hard way

Wearables — 5 meter fun

Electronics — Current limiting!

Biohacking — A Gene to Predict Modafinil Response

Python for Microcontrollers — Python snakes its way on the SparkFun SAMD21 Mini, Hackaday.io, 10k thanks, and Tim’s magazine #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF @Adafruit

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.