laser engraving felt

Felt and Leather
Christmas Boot

Step by step guide

There are numerous creative laser ideas for the Advent season: Surprise your loved ones with a Christmas boot cut with the laser from leather and felt, filled with Christmas delicacies.


Preparation

Required material:

  • red felt, approx 4mm
  • white Alcantara leather
  • green wool, approx. 2 mm thick

Used Trotec Laser:

  • Speedy 300
  • 60 watts
  • 1.5 inch lens

Tips:

We recommend the use of 100% polyester felt as it is especially suited for processing with the laser.


Step by Step

Step 1:

Open the file "Christmas boot" and send it to the laser. The boot is made from two different materials; we have started with the red boot. The red felt is engraved and cut.

Laser Settings

  • Engraving (black) - Power: 35 %, speed: 50 %, resolution: 1000 dpi/1000 ppi
  • Cutting (red) - Power: 65 %,  speed: 3 %, resolution: 1000 dpi/1000 Hz

The parameters depend on the used machine and the available laser power; they might therefore vary.


Step 2:

Next, we laser cut the brim of the boot.

Laser Settings

  • Cutting (red) - Power: 65 %,  speed: 3 %, resolution: 1000 dpi/1000 Hz.

The parameters depend on the used machine and the available laser power; they might therefore vary.


Step 3:

Now all you need is a thick wool thread to stitch the different parts together.