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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. .

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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.

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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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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.

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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!!

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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...

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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

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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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Re: No limits to 3D printing
bdcst   1/28/2013 11:32:41 AM
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Actually, I do see 3D printing as a means of eliminating the "cheap labor" required to fulfill our need for affordable clothing in a world where the middle class would otherwise be less able to afford the basics.  Get rid of the seamstress or shoe stitcher and clothing manufacturing can once again return to our shores saving on transportation costs too.

Custom tayloring would still be at a premium, but would be more affordable.  Heck, the other day I ordered a black tee shirt to use with my audio/video location production business with custom 2D printing.  It arrived in less than a week for a one off price that was very reasonable.

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