This Little Girl’s Horizon Zero Dawn Could Save the Day
Redditor MashedPotatoh’s daughter wanted to be Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn for Halloween, so he rose to the challenge and designed the costume and the hair for her. She looks incredibly fierce as the character. And one of the best parts? The costume came together easily. MashedPotatoh says they spent about 10 hours crafting the costume from scraps. For example, when he needed light tan material, he found some slacks in the closet he could sacrifice and cut them up. It was his first time using a sewing machine, but the figured it out.
The light tan is some old slacks. Dark brown is an old comforter cover, blue is a dress shirt, red is table placemats and the light blue was a table runner. We had to buy the fur at Wal-Mart for $6 after deciding it was necessary. I also had to buy new thread and Velcro pieces. I’m very happy with how it turned out.
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.