Halloween Costume Update — Helen, Wes, Felix

Here is an update on our journey of making our Tetris costumes from flat pieces of foam core to full-size Tetris blocks with LEDs programmed to fade in and out. We have a ton of process photos, so enjoy!

We traced our bodies on brown paper to figure out the measurements for our blocks that would fit all three of us:

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Taking measurements to paper before cutting foam core:

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From 2D to 3D—costume assembly and fitting phase:

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Sewing straps to reinforce the internal structure and soldering LEDs:

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Attaching long circuits of LEDs to the Tetris blocks:

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Getting there!

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Coding the LED fading functions:

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Attaching circuit and Arduino inside the costumes:

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Finishing touches:

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THE BIG REVEAL! 

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