Tag: Cutting

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My hints and tips for rotary cutter blade changing: Before you remove the old blade, take a sharpie permanent marker and put a big X on it. If you buy blades in plastic 10 packs, you can store your old blades in the same pack for disposal when you have used them all (as long…

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I had seen these scissors advertised in magazines and then was asked to review them. I have a collection of scissors, small ones, big ones, batting scissors, applique scissors and more, I’m sure that I am not the only quilter who has a collection of scissors! These Sewline scissors are advertised as for use by…

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This unit is sometimes called Diamond in a Square as it essentially a square, turned on point (hence ‘diamond’) inside another square. It is found in a wide variety of blocks, usually in the corners or the centre, and is useful as a ‘spacer’ block between busier blocks and as a border unit – either…

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Using a rotary cutter is a great way of accurately cutting fabric pieces of the shape and size required. It doesn’t take long to learn how to use it – a few tips and a little practice will soon have you cutting with confidence. I’ll start with how to use it for cutting the most…