Hi. I was thinking of trying to see how engraving on denim would work. These were my daughters but are too small now. They are not 100% cotton so took a photo of the label to see what anybody may know about the safety of engraving them.
Thank you in advance!
@MyDogsThinkImCrazy will have some practical tips on how it might go, but the trick is to avoid chlorinated plastics.
So let’s look at each component:
Should be fine.
Hmm inconclusive. Google:
Aha, spandex is polyurethane.
So, overall, your mixed denim looks safe enough. Whether or not it’ll look nice when it’s done, that is harder to say.
(Spoiler, I knew the answer before I searched any of this, but thought showing the work might be helpful)
Yes, thank you for showing the steps. Everybody should be able to use this information
So when you first searched for cotton, polyester, and spandex in the forums, was there anything that said is was not safe?
I only ask because it might help clear up any confusion if you reference what you had found.
Also, Have you picked any backings or additives for the material?
No I didn’t find anything I am just paranoid I won’t find the info. Even though I have had my machine for a little over a year, I still feel like a newbie as I only usually use wood in the machine.
For this I was really just looking to do some testing with these jeans which my daughter can’t wear anymore. Would I need some sort of a backing? I had no idea about that. Thanks!
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