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Robbie1
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3D printing for clothes
Robbie1   7/23/2014 10:23:10 AM
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I have to admit, the idea of using 3D printing to create clothes is amazing, but I think it's too soon for this type of clothes to become mainstream, they look too unconfartable. If you want to gain attention by shocking people with futuristic clothes, then they are right for you, but if you just want to feel and look cool you should visit website, you might find exactly what you're looking for.

Charles Murray
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
Charles Murray   2/6/2013 9:54:24 PM
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In the future, Cabe, you can take consolation from the fact that you'll be able to make your clothes on a 3D printer. .

Cabe Atwell
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
Cabe Atwell   2/1/2013 4:26:04 PM
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Uh-oh.. I made some of my own clothes in high-school. All this time I thought it was cool...

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Charles Murray
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
Charles Murray   1/30/2013 6:50:38 PM
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I would actually be surprised if we ever see 3D printed clothes used in conjunction with "fashion" in any major way. To me, fashion means high cost. But 3D printing is the modern day counterpart of clothes made on the home sewing machine. When I was growing up, the kids who had home-sewn clothes were always embarrassed because they weren't very fashionable.

Cabe Atwell
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
Cabe Atwell   1/29/2013 5:20:27 PM
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Making one's own clothes easily is the holy-grail of fashion. Your complete vision, personality, creativity all in a fashion statement. I am always happy to see art and technology merge. I look forward to 3D printing a shirt.

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Charles Murray
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
Charles Murray   1/28/2013 5:19:46 PM
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Yes, I agree about the comfort, Liz. I believe that dress could stand up by itself.

ttemple
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
ttemple   1/28/2013 4:41:33 PM
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What I wonder about is what would have happened if a man had posted that picture!!

Elizabeth M
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
Elizabeth M   1/28/2013 4:22:17 PM
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That is what I wonder about, Charles...how comfortable could these clothes really be? I guess that is an evolving process...

RW-in-DC
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Materialise better Model of Flexibility / Re: No limits to 3D printing
RW-in-DC   1/28/2013 3:12:35 PM
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Materialise's article about the show includes both their design and the "armor" one: http://www.materialise.com/cases/wearable-stratasys-and-materialise-3d-printed-pieces-hit-paris-fashion-week-at-iris-van-herpen

The picture of just Materialise's model:

http://www.materialise.com/sites/default/files/materialise-3d-printed-dress_lowres.jpg

Elizabeth M
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Re: No limits to 3D printing
Elizabeth M   1/28/2013 2:30:09 PM
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Hey, that is a great idea. It's quite expensive to have clothes custom made but they fit so much better. If you can design, scale and print your own, there won't be any more need to have things tailored or have to suffer with ill-fitting clothing. Women of the world will be delighted. :)

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