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Old 08-08-2011, 05:35
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Default Re: Question about rolled fabric flowers

Originally Posted by PageantMommy View Post
Ok please don't make fun of me for asking this because I never work with fabric. I am trying to make the "shabby" roses where the fabric has been ripped. My question is...How do you rip the fabric so that the strip in an even width all the way down? I just ripped like 4 strips and one end is skinner or wider than the the end that I started.

Are you tearing the same fabric or trying different ones? Start at the top and tear down, often fabric isn't cut straight so I always tear the first strip and throw it in my spare scraps basket (to do something with some day) and from there on my tears are straight. You can cut the fabric also, it will still fray, tearing it is just quicker!
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