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In this article, Yilu Li summarizes the key points of making customized 3D trims and hardware in CLO 3D.


Custom Trims and Hardware
1. Create a new pattern with the same shape as the trim or hardware you want to make.
2. Edit the Additional Thickness – Rendering and Side Geometry curvature.
The Additional Thickness - Rendering and Curved Side Geometry 3. Export the pattern as OBJ.
4. Import the OBJ as trim in a new CLO 3D file and apply texture.
5. Use the gizmo to place the custom trim on the 3D garment or use the glue tool to pin it to the garment.

Custom Button
1. The workflow of making custom buttons is mostly the same as making custom trims. Use patterns to construct the button shape first.
2. Place the button at the cross center of the grids on the 3D ground.
The Additional Thickness - Rendering and Curved Side Geometry
3. Export the patterns as OBJ.
4. Registrate the OBJ as button in the button property editor.
The Registrate Button Window
5. Place the custom button down using the button tool.

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