[Sewing] what fabrics can be cut with laser cutters?

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Sun Dec 12 15:02:27 PST 2010


This is also a good point to consider!  Again testing is key.  Wool
blends might be a reasonable compromise between artificial fibers and
fraying.  Also of course it depends on the look you're going for.

Kelly wrote:
> My guess would be that in theory anything can, but it may leave an
> edge which will fray. I was asking Rachel about this recently and it
> seems like anything synthetic will likely melt and make a good edge,
> but most natural fibers will fray. Perhaps felted wool could be cut on
> a laser cutter?
> 
> -Kelly
> 
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 14:50, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com> wrote:
>> also, what cannot be cut?
>> Im looking mainly at fleeces and wools, but I'm also curious abut other
>> fabrics.
>> Meredith
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