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Thread: Cutting trick?

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    Super Member dotcomdtcm's Avatar
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    Is there a simple way to cut those little squares? Or just a little at a time, carefully?

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    What kind of little squares?

    I fussy cut squares one at a time when I'm trying to "frame" part of the design.

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    How little is little squares?

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    I just cut mine a little at a time. I hope someone here has a better suggestion.

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    If you just want to cut a bunch of squares get a June Tailor Shape Cut Ruler.
    Fold fabric to fit under ruler, cut strips, rotate ruler & repeat.
    Great for watercolor quilts

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    When I have to make lots of blocks, little or not so little, I make strips first. Stack the strips & then finish cutting the blocks. For a 2" block you would cut 2" strips, stack three or four strips & cut the strips into 2" squares. That way you can cut 4 blocks at a time & it goes fast.

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    Super Member dotcomdtcm's Avatar
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    Scraps into 2"square or 1 1/2".

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    If they are small scraps, one at a time.

    Get a little cutting mat, a small template (Rhonda has been giving them away) and do them while you are sitting in front of the TV.

    It helps to iron/press them first.

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    I am glad you asked that question, I was wondering the same thing about little squares. What is the small template that is being given away.

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    The Shape Cut ruler rocks for this!

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