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Old 10-30-2010, 08:08
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How the heck do you cut the circles so even. Mine are squares, and other funny shapes but not circles. Am I doing something wrong. Very Frustrated here!
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:14
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Default Re: Need singed flower help!

I don't make singed flowers (sigh, another thing I have on my to-do but not today list) but could you take a piece of cardboard, cut it in a circle and then trace around on your fabric? Or are you cutting the fabric with a wood burner? If you are could you use a regular drinking glass for the larger circles? And smaller glasses (shot glasses?) for the smaller circles?
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:14
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Default Re: Need singed flower help!

Use lids to small jars?

I prefer to have them a little off.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:19
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Default Re: Need singed flower help!

Okay, so I was curious and looked around really quick and came across this: http://www.quiltersreview.com/articl...t/030804_a.asp

Sounds like it would work great for cutting "perfect" circles but I think as long as they're mostly circular you should be fine. Once you singe the edges they won't be perfectly round anyway and, I think, that slightly off would give them a more natural look.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:23
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Default Re: Need singed flower help!

ok I will give it another try. I guess after having a few glasses of wine they wont be circles - lol.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:26
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ok I will give it another try. I guess after having a few glasses of wine they wont be circles - lol.
Ha ha....those ought to turn out interesting. Watch them be the most stunning ones you have ever made. :0)
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:35
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Ha ha....those ought to turn out interesting. Watch them be the most stunning ones you have ever made. :0)
LOL - Then I will have to do all my flower making drunk! I will have to charge more to include the price of the wine.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:25
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Default Re: Need singed flower help!

there is a similar tool used in scrapbooking that may work to make perfect circles...but a cheap alternative is like the others said ...lids would work well ...I saw someone on etsy selling precut circles of fabric specifically for singed flowers....
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