The Bombshells at DC Comics have taken on a life of their own. They started as a series of collectible statues designed by Ant Lucia and fan feedback was so popular that DC took the designs to the pages of comic books. Tons of cosplayers have been replicating the distinct, retro style costumes, and now it’s going to be even easier for costumers because Simplicity has released patterns.
Simplicity has packages for Batgirl, Supergirl, and Wonder Woman. The patterns cover each part of the outfits. For example, the Wonder Woman ensemble includes the shirt, shorts, and boot covers. You obviously will have to have some sewing skills to assemble these costumes, but patterns make it easier to bribe friends who can sew to help you. You can find them all on Simplicity’s website.
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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.