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Old 03-08-2010, 11:47
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Default Tulle cutting... HELP!!!!

Ok ladies.. I am looking for a different way to cut the tulle. I read somewhere that someone was using a cereal box to cut tulle.. I don't understand. Can someone explain it to me... I am not cereal smart... lol
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:14
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Default Re: Tulle cutting... HELP!!!!

Well, you can use any type of box or cardboard piece. For example: If I want a tutu that is 9" long you can measure a pice of cardboard that is around 9-9 1/2" long (you may want a little longer to allow for cutting, knotting, etc.). You then just take your tulle and wrap it around the cardboard several times. Once you have the amount you need you simply cut the tulle at one end of the cardboard. When you unfold the tulle you then have pieces that are 18-19" long. Hope this makes sense? Good luck!
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That is an amazing idea! Whoever came up with this is genius! It will same a TON of time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:aman da:
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Default Re: Tulle cutting... HELP!!!!

I use a tray or cookie sheet that is 1/2 of the length that I want my tutus, that way you only have to make one cut.
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Default Re: Tulle cutting... HELP!!!!

I use tulle on the bolt - cut it to the length I want, then roll it and cut the strips. Super quick and cheaper than the rolls
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I use tulle on the bolt - cut it to the length I want, then roll it and cut the strips. Super quick and cheaper than the rolls
I do the same thing too! It is super quick.
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