How to stop ribbons freying when you cut them? Do you need a certain type that wont frey?
Use a Hot knife or hot scissors?
People who use ropes will cut them and then seal the cut by using a lighter to melt the rope. Once melted it goes hard and wont fray. I'm sure it would work with ribbon too, I just dunno how it would look, and so it depends what you are using it for
I believe there is a type of scissors that help from freying but i dont know the name.. because when i sew clothing i have scissors that make the fabric not frey i would trying going to a craft store and asking
After cutting the ribbon, I will apply a small amount of clear nail polish to the end to prevent fraying.
You can buy something called "FrayCheck" at fabric stores--you just apply it to the ends of the ribbon, and let it dry. I use it a lot.
Or use pinking shears--they cut in a zigzag pattern that helps prevent fraying.
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