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If you’re a crafter (especially if you sew) a rotary cutter is your friend. It might even be your favorite craft tool. I will say that one of the most frustrating things is when you go to cut a piece of...

Might work for my paper trimmer blades? How to Make Your Rotary Cutter Last Longer Sharpen rotary cutter blade by folding tin foil several times and cutting it with Cutter. Test on fabric scraps until it is sharp.

If you’re a crafter (especially if you sew) a rotary cutter is your friend. It might even be your favorite craft tool. I will say that one of the most frustrating things is when you go to cut a piece of...

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How to Make Your Rotary Cutter Last Longer Sharpen rotary cutter blade by folding tin foil several times and cutting it with Cutter. Test on fabric scraps until it is sharp.

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I never knew cutting mats liked moisture.  Tips and techniques for long life and prosperity for cutting mats!

I never knew cutting mats liked moisture. Tips & techniques for long life & prosperity for cutting mats!

one pinner said ....This is exactly why I save every scrap... I just didn't realize I would actually find a use for them- until now.

How to Sew a Fabric Bowl

Great use for the small fabric scraps you can't bear to part with, but are too small for any other project--fabric bowl! Just need fabric scraps, clothesline, and a sewing machine!

How to tie a knot in thread using a quilters knot video tutorial and photo tutorial!

How to Tie a Knot in Thread Using a Quilter's Knot

For Eva How to tie a knot in thread using a quilters knot video tutorial and photo tutorial!

Sharpen your rotary cutter by cutting through layers of foil & how to sharpen scissors & pins

How to sharpen scissors and other sewing tools

Advice on how to sharpen scissors at home, and other sewing supplies such as your rotary cutting blade and pins, on a budget, using household items.

Basket Weaving with scraps.  What a great way to use up leftover fabric.

Woven Fabric Basket

Woven Fabric Baskets - Basket Weaving with scraps. What a great way to use up leftover fabric.

this looks like a great way to avoid mitered corners(I could have used this today!).

Easy Mitered Corners

perfect mitered corners tutorial - this is the simplest way I've seen to do this! This may become my preferred method on future projects.

revitalizing a rotary cutting mat - soak in water with white vinegar, clean with mild dish detergent, dry thoroughly

Rotary Mat Tip, and Smiles

Flourishing Palms: Rotary Mat Tip: scrub with dish detergent and a scrubbie to get fabric bits out, then soak in the tub for minutes in a solution of cup white vinegar to every gallon of cool water. Do this every so often to help extend its useful life.

How To Clean And Care For A Self-Healing Cutting Mat Use a rubber eraser to remove lint. To moisturize your mat, place it in a bath of cool water with approx 1/4 cup of white vinegar to every gallon of water. Let it soak for about 20 minutes. rinse and let dry.

How To Clean And Care For A Self-Healing Cutting Mat

How To Clean And Care For A Self-Healing Cutting Mat Use a rubber eraser to remove lint. To moisturize your mat, place it in a bath of cool water with…

How you can sharpen your own sewing scissors and other sewing supplies such as your rotary cutter and pins

How to sharpen scissors and other sewing tools

TIPS for sharpening sewing tools on a budget. // Advice on how to sharpen scissors at home, and other sewing supplies such as your rotary cutting blade and pins, on a budget, using household items.

How clever, a pin cushion to get rid of your pins while sewing!

The Patchsmith: Across the Pond for the Skinny Pincushion A long pincushion attached to a quilted mat that goes under the sewing machine. Quiets the noise and shaking, and gives you a handy place for pins.

As a quilter, it is important to take proper care of our cutting mats to make sure they stay in their best condition. Quilter Kelly Hanson shares some tips on how to care for your cutting mats, and shows the supplies needed to clean and maintain them. Watch this quick quilting tip to keep your cutting mat in tip top shape.

Quilters Cutting Mat

A quilters cutting mat needs to be cared for. In this video, find out what Kelly Hanson has to offer you for taking care of your cutting mats.

How to sharpen your rotary cutter blade - Fold a peice of kitchen foil wrap (the kind you use in the oven and BBQ). Fold about 4 times so its thick. Place folded foil on your cutting mat and run your rotary cutter over it many many times. Your blade will be sharp again. This also works for paper punches. Just use one layer for punches or it will jam up.

Do you have dull rotary cutter blade? Fold a piece of foil a few times and just slice away with your blunt dull rotary cutter…pausing a few times to test it out on your fabric scraps …till it starts slicing away your fabric too!

Caring for Your Self-Healing Cutting Mat | NQC

Caring for Your Self-Healing Cutting Mat

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