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This Teen Taught Herself How To 3D Print Clothes And People Are Loving It

"We have to protect her and her concepts."

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Oshun taught herself how to make clothes with a 3D printer last year. She told BuzzFeed News that she got into 3D printing after she had designs she knew wouldn't be possible with fabric.

Hi Twitter, my name is Shami Oshun. I am 18. I taught myself how to 3D print in August 2017. As of today I am the y… https://t.co/3tslmUj1mS

"Once I found out about 3D printing it opened this whole new world of possibilities," she said.

If your not familiar with a 3D printer this is a simple version of how I design and print!

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Oshun said she was inspired by buildings, nature, and memories. "But I wouldn't say there is a direct connection because once I start creating the pieces my hand just take control," she said.

She added: "I know in my tweet I said, 'inspiring black girls,' but that's not to discourage other people but to just focus on black girls because we are the very underrepresented in tech and fashion."

@bluexheeta @adafruit Why can't it inspire little white girls too? Seems a little one sided to me...