Voting resources, early voting, and poll worker information - VOTE. ... Adafruit is open and shipping.
0

How to Add a Blinky Surprise to a Wedding #WearableWednesday

GarterBling

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s wedding season, folks. That’s why this cute blinky garter spotted on Instructables is right on time. For the classic bride that wants something with a little more splash, this will be a great surprise for the partner. It will also make a great photo when tossed into the audience, especially if you ask for the lights to be out. Light painting anyone? This is another fun project by Caitlin’sDad, who continues to put a smile on our faces. Check out the video for some flash.

You can make your own garter following the directions, or you can just hack one that has been purchased. The design centers on our Trinket microcontroller, which is the perfect companion for such a skinny piece of ruffle. A NeoPixel strip in its weatherproof case adds the blinkyness, with a top layer of adhesive-based rhinestones. The white lace and ruffle makes the perfect reflector for the colors programmed in the pixels. You can choose to match the colors of the wedding right down to the flowers, or even create a fun rainbow pattern using the code found in the Adafruit NeoPixel Strand Test code.

GarterMake

This is a great beginner’s project and you can have fun experimenting with something fun and something blue. Do you know someone getting married soon? Maybe you can offer to make one for the bride. Here’s the Trinket to get you started. Don’t stop at just the garter. We’ve seen tuxes, wedding dresses, tiara’s and all sorts of glowing fashion. Send us a pic and let us show off your hacked wedding outfit!

Trinket3


Flora breadboard is Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at Adafruit! We’re bringing you the blinkiest, most fashionable, innovative, and useful wearables from around the web and in our own original projects featuring our wearable Arduino-compatible platform, FLORA. Be sure to post up your wearables projects in the forums or send us a link and you might be featured here on Wearable Wednesday!



Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote

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.

Join 24,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

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/

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — To make it through a tough business cycle, layoffs should be a last resort

Wearables — Turn into a ghost

Electronics — Multimeter Peaks

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: M.2 Boards, VSCode for CircuitPython and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #ElectronicHalloween @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Matrix Portal, Solar Lawn Sprinkler and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — micro:bit version 2 Announced!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — JP’s Product Pick of the Week 10/27/20 BME680 VOC Sensor @adafruit @johnedgarpark #adafruit #newproductpick

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.