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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO START MAKING YOUR OWN POST-COUTURE GARMENTS

 
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Digital Design Files

Right here, you can download your favourite Post-Couture pieces in both .ai and .dwg format. On the garment page you'll also see what size the lasercutter has to be to be able to cut the design. Simply take these files to your local Fablab or Makerspace along with your fabric of choice and get them cut in minutes!
Scroll down to our MATERIAL SUGGESTIONS page to read more about how to select the perfect fabrics to create your garments from.

If you want to customize the digital design file, you'll need a program like Illustrator, Rhinoceros or SolidWorks. 
If you've made a cool design we'd love to hear about it!

Of course, you can also order your garments pre-cut as a DIY kit in our SHOP. We will have it cut at the facility in our network that's closest to you and have it shipped to you within a week!
 

 
 
 
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Materials

The best materials to use when creating your Post-Couture garments are synthetic fabrics. You'll find the quantities needed within the .zip that accompanies each garment cutting file.

If you discover any materials you like and that work really well with any of our patterns, please let us know!
Send us an email with as much information as possible about the material, and we'll add it to this list.

 

Recycled Spacer Fabric

Our No.1 favourite material.
It looks stunning, is soft to the touch and, with a thickness of 3mm, it's solid enough to handle well on laser-beds.

Recycled from PET-Sprite bottles, so only available in green.

Composition: 88% Recycled PET, 12% Spandex

Choose your garment below and we'll send you just the right amount of fabric for a few laser-cutting tests and all the pieces of your garment.

For alternative dimensions or quantities please contact us through email.

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Spacer Fabric

A solid colour, breathable spacer material. Soft to the touch and with a thickness of about 2-3mm, it's solid enough to handle well on laser-beds.

Composition: 88% Polyester, 12% Spandex

Available in various colours. 
Prices range from €15 - 25.

We'd buy it here:
www.stoffen-online.nl
or here:
A. Boeken, Nieuwe Hoogstraat, Amsterdam

 

Two-tone Spacer Fabric

This reversible two-tone spacer is one of our favourite materials. Soft to the touch and with a thickness of about 2-3mm, it's solid enough to handle well on laser-beds.

Composition: 88% Polyester, 12% Spandex

Available in various colours.
Prices range from €15 - 25.

We'd buy it here:
www.stoffen-online.nl
or here:
A. Boeken, Nieuwe Hoogstraat, Amsterdam

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Production

Post-couture designs can be lasercut in any Makerspace / Fablab or other facility that offers use of a lasercutter. We encourage you to go out and find one near you!

We also want to build a network of our own, in which we gather places that have experience with post-couture designs and will be able to offer you a little bit more help with your production. 
You can contact these places through their website, or simply walk in when they're open and they'll help you cut out your personal garment for just € 10 !

Right now we only have facilities in The Netherlands on our list, but it'll be expanded globally very soon.
 

 
 
 
 
 

* due to the size of the lasercutter in this makerspace not all garments can be cut here, contact them to check availability.

Want to see your makerspace / fablab featured on this list?

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Assembly

The assembly of a post-couture garment is very simple and doesn't require any equipment or additional materials. In the digital download files you will find a .pdf with step-by-step instructions

You can also follow our lead and use one of the instruction videos below to guide your way. They show the entire process of assembly, realtime, and also work great for zen-mediation purposes.

 

Assembly of mphvs ONE | OFF tankdress.

Assembly of mphvs ONE | OFF t-shirt.

Assembly of mphvs ONE | OFF dress.

Assembly of mphvs ONE | OFF skirt.

Assembly of mphvs ONE | OFF coat.

Assembly of mphvs ONE | OFF croptop.

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Share!

The Post-Couture Community on Facebook is the perfect place to share your experiences in making post-couture or any other type of open source fashion.

Use it to post your own designs & ideas, or discuss those of others.
Get inspired by the experience of fellow innovators, and find people to collaborate with!