Tags: .stl, 3D printing, Announcement, Christmas, crackers, Design, fabbing, gift, surprise, Thingiverse, YouMagine
Drum roll please ~ It’s time to release our new Super Secret Crackers!
Last Christmas we designed a set of gorgeous 3D printable decorations. This year, to celebrate the season of sharing, we’ve created three extra special designs that join our 2013 Super Secret Cracker collection. As before, the crackers print with a hidden gift inside that’s only revealed when you snap the cracker in half. We think these are our best designs yet. Can you guess what’s in the crackers? No peeking now…
You can find the cracker .STL files on Thingiverse and Youmagine
The new Super Secret Cracker collection is our little gift to you this season. Make Merry and have a wonderful holiday. x
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! At Faberdashery we’re excited to announce a very special seasonal bonus for all our customers ~
We are offering free shipping for all UK orders over £100 and International orders over £200. This offer will run from the 1st – 15th December. So order now and make sure you’ve got the hottest printing colours for the festive season!
If you’re giving the gift of Making, check our Christmas Shipping Guide for delivery before the 25th. We’ve covered all shipping options, so you’ll be able to get Making in time for the holidays!
Shop Opening Times
We will be open for business throughout most of the Holiday Season. However, the Faberdashery elves will be taking a well-earned break on the following dates: December 25th & 26th, January 1st.
Tags: .stl, 3D printing, Announcement, Design, event, fabbing, filament, London, Make Merry, Makerbot, making, Mini Maker Faire, News, PLA, Plastic, prints, Rainbow, Thingiverse, Ultimaker, YouMagine
Faberdashery are excited to be exhibiting at London’s Mini Maker Faire. We’ll be joining a spectacular line-up of Makers, designers, artists, crafters, engineers, scientists and technologists from across the capital.
We’re getting seasonal with our stand; showing you how you can Make Merry with 3D printing. Our exhibit includes a spectacular array of 3D prints, designed by Faberdashery, especially for the festive season.
All of the designs are free to download on both Thingiverse and YouMagine. You can find them here:
Thingiverse & YouMagine
Faberdashery are also providing sponsorship for other exhibitors at the Faire in the form of material for their print projects. Visitors to the show will also get the opportunity to win a pack of our filament when they race 3D printed robots at the Cannybots stand.
We can’t wait to meet all you wonderful makers and show you the amazing things we have been doing with our materials. Be sure to come and say hi to the Faberdashery team and grab some of our fun give-aways.
To see photos from the event, head over to our Facebook page.
Tags: .stl, 3D printing, Art, Design, fabbing, filament, glow-in-the-dark, Glowbug, halloween, Makerbot, making, PLA, Plastic, prints, RepRap, scary, skull, Thingiverse, Ultimaker, YouMagine
Are you ready for spooky fun? If not, fear not. 3D printing is the perfect way to ensure you don’t get caught in a dead end this Halloween. Here are some of our favourite freaky prints. Do you dare make them….?*
*Pun alert – we’ve inserted as many halloween puns as is humanly (or un-humanly) possible into this post. If you have a fear of puns please stop reading now!
Wicked Pumpkins Demons are a ghoul’s best friend but pumpkins are even better. Print out Makies fantastic Jack-O-Lantern and insert a string of lights to create these glowing pumpkins. How evil do they look!
Glowing Eyes Ever felt like you’re being watched? These glowing eyes will ensure you alway are. Print out them out in Glowbug Yellow, place them in a dark corner and enjoy their malevolent stare.
Halloween Cookie Cutters A great activity to do with the kids. We have created four halloween themed cookie cutters – skull, pumpkin, ghost and bat. Print them out and have fun making cookies to die for.
Treat toppers Treats or tricks at the ready! Why not combine both? Print out zombie fingers and spiderwebs to give your cakes that extra eeeek factor!
Pet Bat Wings It’s only right that your pets should get in on the Halloween fun. These bat wings make the perfect costume. Just make sure you’ve installed a bat flap!
Skelly Make no bones about it Halloween would not be the same without a creepy skull on show. We created Skelly, the dress-up skull, to bring a bit of variety to your Halloween makes. He comes with 10 different accessories that are sure to tickle your funny bone. But don’t stop there! Why not scale him down and print out a collection of skull beads to wear in true headhunter style.
From all the Faberdashery team we wish you a very fun, scary and creepy Halloween. Mwaaa hahahaha…..!!!
Tags: .stl, 3D printing, beach, colours, Design, fabbing, festival, filament, Makerbot, making, party, picnic, PLA, Plastic, prints, RepRap, summer, Thingiverse, Ultimaker, YouMagine
It’s July and the summer is officially here. Now is the perfect time to show off your makes in the sun. Here’s our round-up of the best prints to help you make the most of summer.
Make your picnics memorable with fun and colourful prints. How about this smart Snack ‘Stache. It is divided in two to keep your snacks separate and comes with a slide on lid to keep them fresh in your picnic hamper. Talking of keeping things fresh, why not print off a handy bag clip to reseal snack bags when you’re out and about.
For an extra special picnic this Hexagonal Champagne Glass by Linxer is the perfect print. We made one in Cyber Yellow to add some technopop to our picnic.
For the classic Wimbledon-style strawberry snack you’ll find this simple strawberry huller by Daniel Noree is handy. It’s small, quick to print and makes de-stalking strawberries easier than ever. If you’re taking your pooch out with you on your picnic, be sure to print this Dog Bowl Water Bottle Carrier by Chad Ruble to keep your best buddy hydrated. Of course you may just want to get out for a bike ride in the sun. You can still enjoy a nice coffee though by printing out a handy Bicycle Coffee Cup Holder by James le Febvre. Simply print in a cool colour, attach to your cycle, insert coffee cup and off you go with your caffeine-loaded bike!
Summer just would not be the same without a bit of festival action. These shutter shades by Umake are essential printing for some serious partying. After dancing all night you’ll be glad of prints that turn your plastic drinks bottles into portable showers.
This small one by Hiroaki Nishimura connects to your average 500ml bottle. If you want one that connects to a 1litre bottle you can find a print by Mark Edmondson here (yes, we know it’s meant for watering plants but why not use it to water yourself?)! Finally, for making a bit of noise, you should print these fantastic maracas by Ultimaker.
On the Beach
There are some great prints out there to make your beach trips extra fun. Why not start a large hollow Tardis by Max Beach. Use it to make sandcastles that strike fear into the hearts of Cybermen, Daleks and Sea Devils! You’ll need a shovel though, and you can find a great one for printing here.
Going for a dip? Make sure you have somewhere to stash your cash and keys.This Lolly Box is the perfect accessory for the job!
And when you’ve finished your swim, tame unruly tresses with this Shark Comb.
These are just a few of our favourite summer makes. So what will you be printing this season?