How to Cut Burlap. Decide where you want to cut your burlap and grab one string/thread. Gently pull the string all the way out. After you pull the string all the way out there will be a space where you can cut a perfect straight line!
There are a few different kinds of burlap and the type you decide to use for decorating or for your crafting project might depend on how you plan to use it. There are basically 2 different types of burlap that vary in coarseness and texture.