Spirit Sign with NeoPixels! #WearableWednesday

Thanks to Calvin for writing in to share this nice sign project with us! It might not technically be a wearable but it’s still a nice portable way to show some school spirit.

Here is a project I made with parts from adafruit. It is not a wearable but it is a portable.
This was made for the University of Dayton Lady flyers for the cheer squad.
It is a sign they can take to the games and show off their spirit.
Parts included a flora, 2 NeoPixel Jewel, 12 Flora RGB Smart NeoPixel version 2,
Lithium Ion Polymer Battery – 3.7v 1200mAh, and Adafruit Micro Lipo – USB LiIon/LiPoly charger – v1, ½ a foam core filled pasteboard some color duct tape.
Size of the sign is 14” X 20”.

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