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Which cutter do you use for your quilts?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Riana Noyes Sep 27. 1 Reply

My first quilts I used scissors and templates, it turned out fine, yet still I would like to make this process a bit quicker and that's why I'd like to ask you about rotary cutters. I came across it…Continue

 

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Riana Noyes replied to Heather Summers's discussion Which cutter do you use for your quilts?
"Unless you're cutting single units for hand piecing, 90% of quilters have been using rotary cutters with appropriate rulers for years! Style/ size depends on your preference. 60mm is great for multiple layers ( some do 6 layers of quilting wt.…"
Sep 27
Heather Summers posted a discussion

Which cutter do you use for your quilts?

My first quilts I used scissors and templates, it turned out fine, yet still I would like to make this process a bit quicker and that's why I'd like to ask you about rotary cutters. I came across it in a blog this week and I am very interested in the idea. I bet it would save so much time - for me pinning and cutting the pattern takes for ever. I've heard they are quite effective when you need to…See More
Sep 27
Heather Summers replied to Garnie P. Bethea's discussion Marking Pens/Pencils
"I like chalk for marking quilts - it's maybe a little too easy to remove, but as long as you're not marking a huge, detailed area, the chalk wheels work great. I have had problems with the black lead on light fabric."
Sep 27
Heather Summers replied to Sarah Bush's discussion Old Marker Marks - bad for fabric?
"Just passing by. I have used water erasable markers for sewing (cloth, not leather) for quite a few years. And from my experience - it will leave a yellow residue on your work if leave the work anywhere sun can get to it. No chance. So you need to…"
Sep 27
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Sep 17

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
Hobbyist, back to quilting since 2014. I've been taught by my grandaunt. Not an overachiever, just sitting at home with my kids and having fun, also mastering my skills. Came here looking for answers.
How many quilts have you made?
4 big ones - and plenty of smaller ones
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I enjoy making and gifting them, not selling
How long have you been a quilter?
Three years already
What is your favorite quilting technique?
I love puff quilts and kaleidoscope ones
Why do you quilt?
For fun

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