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Natural Cotton Scrim Fabric

Natural Cotton Scrim Fabric

Product ID: SCRNAT
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Content:100% Cotton
Cotton Scrim fabric is a lightweight woven material that is most often used by those in the film and theatre industry. It is used to soften or diffuse the light. It has the unique ability to appear sheer when lit from behind and opaque when lit from the front. This makes it possible to "hide" actors on stage. It is often used as a window on stage in place of glass. This makes it possible for people to stand behind the window and not "appear" until they have been properly lit. Photographers also use scrim to control the light when photographing a subject. Natural scrim fabric can be painted and used to control the appearance of scenery. In some carpentry jobs it works as a reinforcement fabric and can be found in surgical rooms as well.
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I've used it before for decorating and on interior design projects.
LAURIE M on May 11, 2017
boho party decor
BRENDA K on Apr 12, 2017
I've used it before for decorating and on interior design projects.
LAURIE M on May 11, 2017
We have an event every year that we paint a themed scrim for. We sew together 4 panels 9ft x 12 ft. This is the nicest scrim I have found to paint on. It turns out beautiful
CHERIE H on May 4, 2017
boho party decor
BRENDA K on Apr 12, 2017
kitchen curtains
Cindy J on Apr 10, 2017
MARY G on Mar 27, 2017
This fabric is perfect for my upcoming theater production.
MONICA A on Mar 16, 2017
i love scrim to use with lighting!
LELA K on Feb 15, 2017
I use this material for nuno felting to make shawls, dresses and tops. It felts beautifully!
LINDA M on Feb 10, 2017
I love what light does to scrim!
LELA K on Feb 1, 2017
I'm using it for a Fair Trade display booth.
TRACEY A on Jan 31, 2017
Used for craft purposes!
LYNN L on Jan 13, 2017
For a photography project to defuse lighting
David P on Jan 10, 2017
Curtains for my canopy bed
RHONDA M on Jan 9, 2017
Love the qualities of this fabric, delighted to find what I was looking for at such a great price.
ALISON L on Dec 23, 2016
The price was great!
SAFIRA Z on Dec 21, 2016
I like the natural over the white for photography purposes
LISA S on Nov 29, 2016
Texture and color.
Joanna C on Nov 29, 2016
Creating a wall divider for my studio.
LISA D on Nov 28, 2016
Great craft fabric!
Lynn B on Nov 25, 2016
I need a scrim for my production. The proscenium is 40 feet wide and 24 feet high. Purchasing or renting a scrim for a stage that size is too expensive. Yes, it will have seams, but I'll live with that. Looking forward to receiving my fabric and sewing it together.
PHYLLIS G on Nov 18, 2016
I'm using this to merchandise my antiques and collectibles on my tables that will be covered with burlap for an up coming show!
Cathy B on Nov 16, 2016
Looks great for my sewing room in the country
Claire M on Oct 19, 2016
I am making simple curtains for our Arts and Crafts style country home. I don't want to block the view or light.
SUE L on Oct 18, 2016
for a theater system and this store had the best to offer in price and product
TAMMY S on Oct 6, 2016
Model ship netting
ROBERT G on Sep 26, 2016
I am interested in using this fabric for dyeing and felting.
ELIZABETH B on Sep 22, 2016
Going to attempt using this material for rear projection "hologram" effects. This is potentially a much cheaper alternative versus purchasing sharkstooth scrim. We'll see!
ALEXANDER K on Sep 10, 2016
I work at a theatre and needed something that looked like mosquito netting. I purchased some netting from another company but it was made of polyester and looked plastic and shiny. This should be a good substitute for the project. Scrim is something very commonly used in my line of work. It allows light to shine through and the ability to see actors through it.
CELESTE D on Sep 9, 2016
We have an event every year that we paint a themed scrim for. We sew together 4 panels 9ft x 12 ft. This is the nicest scrim I have found to paint on. It turns out beautiful
CHERIE H on May 4, 2017
kitchen curtains
Cindy J on Apr 10, 2017
what color is the scrim, is it bleached white or natural?
A shopper on Nov 17, 2016
Is it washable? Does it have body like duck or canvas? I want to use it for an indoor teepee for children.
A shopper on Nov 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This is a sheer fabric that drapes well and does not have body like canvas. It is dry clean only. You can order a sample of this or other fabrics to see what would work the best for you. If you're looking for a canvas, here's our selection:
The 7 oz duck is lightweight and flexible if that's what you want!
63" Single Fill 7 Oz Duck Fabric
can this be used for a summer outfit?
A shopper on Apr 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I think it depends on what you have in mind, but it's very sheer and lightweight. If you want it for a beach coverup, then yes. If you want it for a skirt or for a dress, then no -- at least not if you're going to use only a single layer.
Can this be used as an alternative for sharkstooth scrim to create a reveal effect in theater?
A shopper on Oct 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, that is how we used the scrim.
Does the scrim come in widths narrower than 60"?
A shopper on May 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Our linen scrim is 57" wide.
Can the scrim be dyed?
A shopper on Mar 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this scrim is 100% cotton and should dye well. There may be some shrinkage.
Can I get the rolls wider than 61.5 inches wide?
A shopper on Oct 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This is currently the widest width we carry. For large order quantities we may be able to assist you. Contact our customer service at either or 877-781-2967 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm EST.
How long are the rolls?
A shopper on Oct 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The rolls can be up to 500 yards.
Is this product fire rated?
A shopper on Mar 29, 2017
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I paid a lot for the french seams they required but know I will love them.
November 27, 2016
11 months ago
very nice
it's just what I'm looking for. washes well, holds it's size. I am going felt with it so I will submit a photo later
October 17, 2016
7 months ago
There is not enough in stock to order this item, the item will be back ordered.
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