Laser engraving wedding decoration

Vintage style table decoration

In this DIY sample, learn how to create a personalised table decoration in vintage style using jute fabric and fusible interfacing.


Preparation

What you will need:

  • Jute material by the meter of cut, approx. 40 x 50 cm
  • fusible interfacing D24 H200, approx. 35 x 35 cm
  • Iron or press

Machine used:

  • Speedy 360
  • 80 watts
  • 2" lens
  • Nozzle with large diameter
  • Vacuum table with honeycomb cutting table

Use any of the of the Speedy laser engraver series range of machinery to make this example.

Always Remember:

Ensure that the throttle valve remains closed to maximize the vacuum.


Step by Step

Step 1: Jute fabric

Create your own design or simply use our provided template. Now send the design to your laser engraver using the following print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi None
Halftone Others
Color Optimised geometries
inner geometries first

Step 2: Laser process jute fabric

Decide on parameter settings. The below parameters may vary depending on the laser engraver used and available laser power.

Tip: We recommend that you iron the jute before you begin with the engraving process. This ensures great results always!

Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
Black Engrave CO2 75 80 500
Red (scratching) Cut CO2 13 1 1000
Blue Cut CO2 50 1.5 1000
Colour Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
Black 1 on 20mm -
Red (scratching) 1 on 10mm 1
Blue 1 on - -

 

 


Step 3: Fusible interfacing

Create the design of your choice or simply use our provided template. Now send the artwork to the laser using the below recommended print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 333 dpi None
Halftone Others
Ordered Dithering Optimised geometries

 

 


Step 4: Laser process Fusible interfacing

Decide on parameter settings. The below parameters may vary depending on the laser engraver used and available laser power.

Recommendation: Always ensure that you engrave on the front of the material (non-sticky).

Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
Black Engrave CO2 50 100 500
Red Cut CO2 15 2 1000
Colour Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
Black 1 On - Optimised quality, correction 15
Red 1 On - -

 

 


Step 5: Finishing

Using either an iron or heat press, straighten the fusible interfacing on the jute fabric. Now place the lace design on the jute and heat press or iron it.

Settings:
Iron: Medium heat (level 2), 8 seconds
Press: 130 - 165°C, 8 seconds

Important: We recommend that before you iron the jute fabric, always place a piece of fabric on the interfacing. This will ensure your material does not stick on the hot surface!

Should you require a more elegant or country look to your material, you can remove single jute threads and create fringes to achieve your desired outcome.



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