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Learn how-to make your own cookie cutters with a 3D printing pen in #TechniqueTuesday and then try them out with mini gingerbread houses!


  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 1
    Step 1

    Sketch or print out the designs you'd like for your cookie cutters.

  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cover the design with a thin sheet of plastic and heat up your 3D printing pen. Trace the outline of your design.

  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trace around the outside of the design, making your cutter a little thicket.

  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now continue tracing on top of the design, making it deeper.

  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 5
    Step 5

    Once you've reached the desired depth, remove from the plastic and use a small pair of scissors to snip off any wispy bits of plastic.

  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use a hot glue gun to stick your cutter shape back onto the plastic sheet.

  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut around the outline of the shape with scissors.

  • How to make a cookie cutter. 3D Pen Printed Cookie Cutters - Step 8
    Step 8

    Your cutters and now ready to use. I recommend trying them out with sugar dough or gingerbread!

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