What to do for Hong Kong Maker Faire 2015 and InnoDesign Tech Expo 2015 ? We decided to make Horns ( Spikes ). 3D printed Horns + Adafruit Flora + Neopixels. We made a Cape with sewable electronics. We also made a beanie hat with Gemma driving the LEDs. This turns out to be a lot of fun. There are quite a few people that want to try the cape on too !
LED Stego Flex Spike Hoodie: Dress up as a time-traveling dinosaur with these glowing stego spikes! This easy project mashes up 3D printing and sewing to make your own super-custom flexible spiky hooded sweatshirt. Read more.
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