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Questions pertaining to Blender's built-in cloth simulator. Blender's cloth simulator is accessed in the Physics panel.

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Need advice for cloth simulation

I am making Leia from Star Wars and now struggling with her skirt. How to join this piece of textile with pants without crushing? This is a pic And Reference and blend file with skirt
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I have a problem with cloth simulation

I try to make clothes for my character, but for some reason, every time when I try to animate the clothes, they always start looking like this when I add cloth physics to them. This is what I would ...
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How to fix weird cloth physics behaviour? (Armature + Cloth simulation)

I'm struggling to figure out why my dress glitches out when I move a hip bone. What happens is that after a hip moves, it bends in a weird way as if it had some weight painting but it doesn't. The way ...
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Make explode modifer only appear if weight paint above threshold

(Update) I seemed to have figured it out kinda, I've used an attribute node to drive the geometry alpha for the damage and destroyed geometry so the original nice mesh isn't touched but the destroyed ...
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How can I get a "kilt" shaped cloth simulation to work with a fast-moving animated character?

I am modeling a Knight character, and his armor included a Tasset (or "kilt"). The rest of his clothing has been modeled to the character mesh and moves in an acceptable fashion, but I haven'...
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Umbrella animation, cloth penetration

I'm triyng to animate an umbrella like a folding fan, i've hooked the cloth to the rods, it follows the rods and makes good folds after the solidify and subdivision modifiers, but the cloth is ...
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How Can I Make a Tube Deform with a Wrapped Rope using Softbody and Cloth Simulation?

I am trying to achieve an effect that I can wrap a rope around a tube to deform it. I got the rope done with a Softbody simulation and some hooks to animate it, but it seems to be that the Cloth ...
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Cloth repels and glitches through object

So, as I referenced in an earlier question, I made a character with hair made of cloth. I try and animate this hair, and I have managed to pin it in place, and make it look right, but when I start the ...
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Changing cloth modifer during the simulation creates a frozen result

I noticed that when the modifier of the cloth is intentionally changed after a certain number of frames, the result is not an animation but a static image of the final result. If I keep the modifier ...
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Continue baking after changing modifier and adding a new object

blenderers! I want to write a Python script to simulate two clothes being dropped on top of a cube. Here are the steps that I want to take: I want to drop the first cloth and simulate the physics for ...
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Cloth Physics Not Rendering Properly [closed]

I have been trying to make a flag animation for an ending part of an animation, and everything is fine in the view port. However, when I render it... I'll just let the results speak for themselves. ...
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Why does my cloth simulation not settle properly?

After the character spins quickly, the cloth gets stuck upwards as if it's sticking to the body. What can I do to fix this while maintaining the same poly-count? Provided are screenshots of all of my ...
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How do I keep a cloth simulation from interacting with a particle emitter, while still interacting with the particles?

I'm trying to work with a cloth simulation that encloses a particle system. Unfortunately, I can't get the cloth to be deformed by the particle system, while ignoring the particle emitter (I'm also ...
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Objects get stuck in each other

I was trying to do a simulation of money falling on the floor, and the problem is that as soon as it touches the floor, some of it gets stuck in each other I used Collision for the floor and Cloth ...
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Animation that require teared cloth simulation

English is my second language, please bear with me I was trying to do an animation but I couldn't figure out the way to make teared cloth sticking into the handle of a sword with some type of ...
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How to Switch Cloth Object Ready for Sewing Simulation into Printable Template

I'm making sewing patterns in blender, i.e. several pieces of flat fabric. Typically I create each piece as part of the same mesh object, and join them with edges so that the cloth simulator will sew ...
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Cloth simulation ready before frame 0

I'd like to know if there is a way to "pre-calculate" a cloth. I explain: I'm modeling a character for a game, and I want to export the animation to Unity3D. The problem is that the cloth simulator ...
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How to make an animation of fabric folding?

I need to make an animation of a poster with some sort of design unfolding on a large building. I suspect I need to first roll up the fabric using sculpting, however I can't figure out how to do it ...
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key frames with physics simulations

im creating a scene where i have a cloth simulation and a smoke simulation at at the same time it is for a still image (with scope to animate it in the future). my problem is this, with both ...
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Raised ridges with shirt mesh

I'm in the game making industry and I have been working on a skin for a character.The raised sewing always happens for some reason and originally, I had found an answer to this problem in the physics ...
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Boob physics does not work when rigged

Warning: this post is basically NSFW. I'm new to Blender. I'm trying to simulate jiggle physics on a rigged character, but the clothing simulation isn't properly interacting with the rig. I have ...
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Simulation Not Working after Cloth Modifier Added

I have attempted to create several projects with a cloth modifier in Blender 4.0. After I have applied the Cloth Modifier, the simulation does not work and instead only shows the mesh as it would ...
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Pinning cloth to moving model

I'm having trouble figuring out how to properly pin cloth to a moving object. The cloth is acting as a mane for a horse and therefore needs to be pinned in multiple places. I've looked at several ...
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Cloth keeps sliding off of rigged character

Honestly I dont know what to do now, am trying to make clothing for my rigged character but for some reason the cloth keeps sliding to the X axis for no reason, now at first I just thought its a left ...
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Cloth is going through other Cloth

I modeled a shirt and shorts and put them on my character. My character has a collision and they both have cloth simulations. The Shirt is slightly bigger than the pants so that it can rest on top of ...
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Animate Collision On and Off

I have an object that a cloth is colliding with, and I want the collision to be disabled in the middle of the animation. However, I cannot just turn off object Collisions on the cloth, because there ...
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Why does shirt keeps moving in simulation? It should be stable

I wanted the shirt I downloaded as an obj. file to be hanging but this keeps happening to me no matter what I do. Why? Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LbaEZ9nB0A
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How can I create a wrinkled cloth style frame?

I am trying to create a wrinkled cloth style frame, and I want to know how I would even start something like this. I already have a base shape for it and subdivided it, but I am very new to work with ...
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how to tweak the wind affecting the cloth simulation (flag)?

I have a wind blowing onto my flag, looks fine at the beginning but quickly becomes very static so the cloth barely moves. How can I tweak it? I`d like to apply file but cant find where to upload. ...
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Issue with Cloth and Hook Connection for Animation

Apologies as I'm still fairly new to blender, but I'm learning fast! I'm trying to animate this cable to be pulled tight when another object that it is attached to moves forward. I have a hook set-up ...
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Blender 4.1.1 - cloth simulation remains distant from collision mesh

I'm using Blender 4.1.1 downloaded from the Blender site on Debian testing. I'm trying to use the cloth simulation and it works as expected; but the cloth remains something as 5 centimeters distant ...
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Lifting a bulk weight with crane hook

I would like to know the physics, Dynamics of slings and links connected to crane hook. I can attach all as single object and move with pivot. But it looks like all fixed and no motion. So I'm trying ...
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FBX export missing cloth modified mesh

Ok I spent hours trying to figure out the cloth modifier trying to get the cape in the pic to work properly. I FINALLY GOT IT lol. Now im having the issue of the exporting it. In blender it works and ...
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Why parented cloth doesn't move with animated object?

I was following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SFeBQ9iubo&lc=UgwPCCRITRW7HZdauOZ4AaABAg.A3LJIhGpw8VA3QivdsyDde&ab_channel=BlenderRookie when a problem occurred to me. At final ...
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Adding zipper to animated character with clothes

I'm quiet frustrated. I animated a character and now i'm about to make the clothes or better to add some details. I basically copied the mesh of the animated character, duplicated it, seperated it and ...
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The cloth is falling apart

I added a cloth texture for the machine gun belt, but its placement just fell apart. How do I fix this? I'm a beginner.
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Blender exported mesh extremely deformed

After exporting my mesh to FBX form to test out my sails in physx clothing, I noticed my mesh was terribly deformed. There were a lot of random spikes and abnormalities that appeared in the main hull ...
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cloth physics clipping?

I have been working on physics for a skirt for a number of hours but I keep encountering the same issue seen in the video attached https://imgur.com/a/Ra8p26F I have object collision to 20 and self ...
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Cloth simulation weird behaviour - Blender 2.8

im trying to do some cloth simulation in blender 2.8, and everytime i check self colision option my cloth automaticly deforms to extremly wrinkled something. Note: It only happens when i use self ...
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Attach vertices of a mesh to another mesh's vertices

I'm currently trying to put a cap at the end of a shirt sleeve to hide the inside (imagine the blue cube is the sleeve and the purple face is the cap): The sleeve is cloth simulated and there seems ...
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Where can I find the algorithm that Blender uses for dynamic elements (physics)?

I need algorithms like DEM, IBD, MSS, SPH. I know these are used, but where can I find more about them? My thesis is about comparing these elements in Blender and Houdini, but I need a site where I ...
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How can I make the trench coat stop looking rippled and torn in cloth simulation?

I been messing with the settings trying every combination high and low and still can't seem to make the cloth look less ripped and torn. I know collision has a lot to do it but I wondered what am I ...
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Why does only one Hook Modifier work when I have two F-curves manipulating different points on a cloth string in Blender?

I'm attempting to create a loose waveform effect on a piece of string (cloth) in Blender to simulate drum vibrations. I've applied three Hook Modifiers along the string's length and baked their Z-...
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How do I stop the cloth from moving too much upward and deforming so much that it tears apart?

I been messing with cloth simulations for a few months now and I just can't get it to do much of what I actually want it to do. I tried experimenting with the stiffness while keeping the damping low ...
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How do I record separate cloth simulations for multiple actions and combine them?

I am creating animations for my game character and have thus far created actions for idle, run, dash, and sprint. However, I want to add a cloak to my character using blender's cloth physics and ...
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cloth simulation messes up

I make a character with 2 skirts. The skirts has cloth simulation on. When I make the character spin around, the inner skirt is fine, but the outer skirt collapses and get stuck on itself. Please ...
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Plane "cloth" keeps falling off

I have a problem making the cloth sewing work. It keeps falling off. I have followed every instruction from a youtube video. I even looked at the clothweaver.com documentation for some answers. But It ...
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Cloth Simulation For A-Pose Creates Too Many Wrinkles/Wet T-Shirt Look

I am new to cloth simulation so I'm hoping that this is a simple fix. I have modeled a shirt on a metahuman character which I will be using in Unreal Engine. To create the shirt, I positioned the ...
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How to make rigged clothing react to collisions or gravity?

I am trying to model an army ceremonial outfit that has tassels under the epaulets. I would like to know how to make the tassels move naturally, as in when the body moves around, or the arm moves, the ...
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Realistic Shoe lace animation [duplicate]

I stumbeled upon this video and I was wondering how to achieve such an animation of tieing a shoe lace: https://www.copenhagenstudios.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2024/03/...

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