Originally Posted by briellasnana
Is an embossing gun the same as a heat gun? I think my hubby only paid around 9.00 at harbor freight for his heat gun. I haven't tried it yet, but want to!
When you melt the mesh edges on the shabbys, does it make is too rough on the back side?
Good tip too, thank you!
I think that the principle behind a heat gun and an embossing gun are the same. I am not certain how wide the barrel is on the heat gun, but the embossing gun has a very small barrel making it easy to direct the heat where you would like it. also, my embossing gun only has 1 heat setting (I think that heat guns have multiple settings) so you really have to experiment with how close to the fabric you hold your gun.
As for the second question, I have not had a problem with the melted mesh getting too rough. I do cut the mesh close to the flower so perhaps that plays a roll?