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Old 08-10-2012, 07:19
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Default Cutting ribbon

So I was wondering how you guys cut some ribbon pieces so small. I can cut small but it never looks amazing.

Take a look at this clip (not mine)

do you see how straight the karate gee collar is?

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Old 08-10-2012, 08:50
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Default Re: Cutting ribbon

I use a metal yard stick and a word burner. You could place your piece of glass over a lined mat or tape a piece of graft paper onto the bottom of the glass. I'm cheesy, I just lay down a strip of ribbon then lay the glass over top of it, then I line my other ribbon up with the ribbon thats under the glass.
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no way i could even glue them on straight - nevermind cutting them so skinny.

if . . . and only if . . . i was gonna make one . . . i'd use 1/8 or 1/4" g/grain ribbon
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Default Re: Cutting ribbon

I agree, most of that is done with a woodburner. It is much easier to control than cutting and heat sealing with flame. Although I have never thought of using the metal ruler before. I will have to try that too!
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Default Re: Cutting ribbon

Definitely a woodburning tool. However I think what you are looking at looks like she used 1/8th inch ribbon
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Default Re: Cutting ribbon

looks like 1/8" grosgrain to me. I have found that in offray brand at my local fabric store---
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Default Re: Cutting ribbon

The key is using smaller sharp scissors You can use wood burner to cut/seal or lighter working quickly to seal the ends.
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