I (πŸ§“) live in South Jersey between Philly (πŸ₯¨) and the Pinelands/Shore (πŸŒ²πŸ–οΈ).

Perl is my weapon of choice but in my career I coded in weird stuff like Business Basic, RPG, Delphi, Alpha Four, and Lotus Symphony.

These days I've bailed on IT and I make plush sewing patterns and whatnot. I keep my nerd bona fides current by using Inkscape, plugging Raspberry Pi's into my embroidery machine, and writing Perl scripts to automate dumb Etsy stuff.

I mute reply-guys and block zealots.

A conventional sewing machine is, I guess, the equivalent of a 3Doodler or something. Gritty Bat's ears and feet are 3d printed by that definition, the rest of him is conventionally sewn.

Some people have built their own embroidery machines out of conventional sewing machines. You can see the guts on those in case you wondered how closely they're related to 3d printers. (Honestly, closer to a cutting machine, which okay, 2d.) inkstitch.org/tutorials/embroi

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Didn't get the resin 3d printer fired up today either, because I was too busy doing cleanup work on prints off the textile 3d printer. And by "cleanup work" I mean turning and stuffing, and by "prints" I mean tiny stuffed dragons, and by "textile printer" I mean the embroidery machine.

And if you don't think it's a 3d printer I would just like to point out that some of them, though granted not mine, run on G-code, and that these are 3d objects.



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