McCall’s has recognized the popularity of cosplay and taken steps to cater to the costuming crowd. They launched Cosplay by McCall’s last year and listed all their existing costume patterns on the site along with designs from cosplayer Yaya Han. Now, they’ve come up with three entirely new sewing patterns based on customer feedback (they spoke with cosplayers at places like C2E2 and New York Comic Con): Flight, Trenched, and Cloak X. These designs are for classic sort of components that can be used in a variety of outfits. There’s a cloak, wings, and spiffy jacket. They can be mixed and matched, and since McCall’s learned cosplayers like to reuse patterns, they printed these patterns and guide sheets on more durable and brighter paper.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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.