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

meredith scheff satiredun at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 15:09:46 PST 2010


additionally, has anyone had experience with seaming to pieces of artificial
material with the laser cutter?

On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:

> 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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brain, to acquire knowledge; ...artists are, in a sense, neurologists who
study the capacities of the visual brain with techniques that are unique to
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