• All You Need to Know in Laser Cutting Fabric – Laser Cut Fashion Basics

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    Laser Cut Fashion 101

    Laser cut fashion is becoming a staple technique due to it's versatility and convenience. It's more affordable and fast compared to conventional hand cut designs. Not all fabric are created equal. There are some fabric that are not ideal for laser cutting or engraving. Here are some fabric that is best for laser cutting and engraving:
    • Cotton
    • Felt
    • Silk
    • Linen
    • Lace
    • Polyester
    • Fleece
    • Softshell
    • Jeans
    • Alcantara
    • Neoprene
    When processing fabric, the laser produces products with precision. The laser beam melts the material while cutting and results in clean, perfectly sealed edges. Laser engraving creates a tangible tactile effect. In this way, end products can be given a special finish. Single-layer textiles can be cut faster and therefore more productively with a laser than with a scissors. Laser processing is a non-contact, tool-free process. The textiles and fabrics are not touched during laser cutting; as a result, the material is not warped. The laser beam melts the material and the results are clean, perfectly sealed edges. 100% cotton with a tight weave produces a subtle but elegant engraving. It’s important to note how close the threads are – the tighter the thread the better the engraving will be. Make sure the cotton is tightly-knit enough to sustain the power from the laser. For an example of this, check out our laser engraved cotton napkins. The most common types of microfibers are made from polyesters, polyamides (nylon), and/or a combination of polyester and polyamide. It is a durable fabric for laser engraving and produces beautiful results. Using high speed and low power, users can quickly burn away the slightest layer from the top, resulting in an engraving with great contrast. Fabrics that DO NOT engrave well include terry cloth (robes, towels, etc.) and plush (bathroom rugs, toys, etc.) For the most part, the threads are not tightly-knit and lend themselves to burning as opposed to engraving. Other fabrics that engrave nicely include fleece, felt, denim and genuine leather. For laser cutting needs, you may enquire within.


  • Tips on Laser Cutting Fabric – Tips and Advice in Laser Cut Fashion

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    Tips on Laser Cutting Fabric

    Laser Cutting Fabric is the new fashion trend. It's becoming more and more popular among fashion designers. Laser cutters creates with amazing results in couture, leather bags, shoes, and so much more. Here is a video below on some tips and advice on what works when laser cutting or laser engraving fabric for fashion by Chandi of outfitthedays youtube channel: These are some of the ideas that works and does not work when you use laser cutting in designing clothes. Laser Cut fabric to stand out from the crowd Laser cut fashion is a trend that is growing within the industry. It allows local manufactures to create unique designs in an efficient and cost effective way. Various patterns can be created and the fabric is required to be laser cut prior to assembly and sewing. We hope this helps you too. For your laser cutting needs, you may enquire within.


  • Laser Cut Stencil Logo for Any Business – Limestone Coast Pantry

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    Laser Cut Stencil Logo

    Laser cut stencil logo is a thin sheet of cardboard or plastic which has a pattern or letters cut out of it. This is then used to produce the cut design on the surface below by the application of ink or paint through the holes. They are often used for painting on walls, pavements, or any surface you want to print a design, pattern, or letters cut out from a stencil. We created the stencil for the Limestone Coast Pantry logo used on their counters. Limestone Coast Pantry sits in the heart of the Limestone Coast, Mount Gambier. Paying homage to the locale and the fruitful soils that allow produce to be grown in the area. The graphic shows the layers of limestone within the soil, morphing into the waters of the coastline. The brandmark is the hero. The brandmark is strong and becomes an instant icon for the area, combining Lyn’s (Owner, founder & cook) vision for her fine cooking to become a place for all of Mount Gambier to share and be apart of. Organic & locally sourced produce is shared with environmentally friendly printed material. The signage is hand-crafted from local refurbished metal, sitting high on the front exterior, on the backdrop of limestone. Here at Melbourne Laser Cutter, we make stencils with precision. We use laser cutting technology on whatever designs you want for your stencils. For more information, you may enquire within.


  • Laser Cut Stencil for Business Sign – Iron Strength Sports

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    Laser Cut Stencil for Business Sign

    Laser cut stencil is a thin sheet of cardboard or plastic which has a pattern or letters cut out of it. This is then used to produce the cut design on the surface below by the application of ink or paint through the holes. They are often used for painting on walls, pavements, or any surface you want to print a design, pattern, or letters cut out from a stencil. We created a laser cut business signage for Iron Strength Sports.

    Look at the sign (Minus the cute dog!)

    Iron Strength Sports help lifters of all calibre reach new levels of performance and set ultimate PB's through Strength Training & Powerlifitng methods. With detailed programming & a simple approach to nutrition, members receive the opportunity to learn & progress under the guidance of expert coaching. Here at Melbourne Laser Cutter, we make stencils with precision. We use laser cutting technology on whatever designs you want for your stencils. For more information, you may enquire within.


  • How Laser Cutting Works? – Videos of the Process

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    How Laser Cutting Works?

    Some of you might be curious to see how laser cutting works. We laser cut wood and other basic materials for you to use for your projects. Please see below for sizing, thickness and prices for materials. Please note prices are GST exclusive and you are also welcome to provide your own materials providing they  fit within 600 x 900mm and we are able to cut them. We wanted to share some really cool videos on how laser cutting works. Watch them below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4n6qz7BBgQ Please note we don’t cut leather, rubber, metal, certain fabrics, PVC, vinyl, MDF and laminated cardboard.  Laser cutting Australia requires Adobe illustrator for all our laser cutting projects. In some instances DXF works but we do recommend Adobe illustrator as a preference. We use CS5. Please read our information pack for more information about setting up files correctly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SgxucDvw4w Cool isn't it? You get to have amazing results using laser cutters. As we are predominately online we aren’t able to offer creative consultations but we are happy to provide advice over the phone or on email. This allows us to focus when making your projects and be able to do both small and larger jobs. Please get in touch for all your online laser cutting needs. The types of jobs that we have helped create consist of signage, business cards, invitations, laser cut fashion, jewellery, gifts and large scale laser cutting for companies. Please note we try to be sustainable where possible and therefore don’t use large plastic bags for sheets that are 600 x 900mm. If you require your order in a bag, please provide a bag when confirming your order. We’d love to hear from you. Simply fill out the enquiry form if you have questions in regards to your laser cutting project or for a quote please enquire here.   We will get back to you within 24hours, Monday to Friday.


  • Elegant Laser Cut Wedding Dress – Bride-to-be Eyes Here!

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    Laser Cut Wedding Dress

    Did you know that intricate laser cut wedding dresses are a little bit cheaper than the beaded kind? The labor cost is much higher when designs are hand-made compared to using a laser cut machine. Bride-to-be feast your eyes with these elegant wedding gowns that are to die for! [caption id="attachment_8643" align="aligncenter" width="550"] kleinfeldbridal.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8644" align="aligncenter" width="550"] kleinfeldbridal.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8645" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Pinterest[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8646" align="aligncenter" width="616"] diva-darling.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8647" align="aligncenter" width="598"] insideweddings.com[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8648" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Theia's Spring 2017 Wedding Dresses[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8649" align="aligncenter" width="528"] Theia's Spring 2017 Wedding Dresses[/caption]   Laser cut designs are sophisticated and elegant. Incorporate them into your wedding with laser cut design invites, use it in your wedding dress, bridesmaids' dresses or even on your wedding shoes! You want to have your wedding dress laser cut? Tell your designer and enquire within.




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