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Thread: How accurate are you with cutting?

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    Junior Member Donna Mae's Avatar
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    Dec 2007
    100 miles South of Orlando, FL
    I also use the ruler with the lip on it. Its much more steady. Always use a sharp rotary blade. I find I all of a sudden I am really putting lots of pressure in cutting and then realize I need a new blade!! I try to cut what I will be needing one day and the next day start the project. More refreshed that way!! Always make sure all is lined up really good too. Watch out for that V!! Alex taught me to make sure to take your finger and press along that bottom fold really good before starting a cut, it seems to work for me. And check for the V every so often!
    Keep it rocking,
    Donna Mae

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    May 2008
    Quote Originally Posted by DeeJays10
    I have come to the conclusion that I will not ever be able to make more than one actual correct size block and I will now adjust to what comes out. I just will never be able to be in any swaps (I think that is where the quilt police live).
    I couldn't agree with you more! I think we need to start our own swap. The mismatched, might come out swap!

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    Super Member DA Mayer's Avatar
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    May 2007
    Stacyville Iowa
    that is so true about not coming out right for a swap , that is why I thought the round robin would be fun because we just add to the small or large block in the middle.

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    sewin'sam's Avatar
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    Feb 2007
    That's for me! More my 'style'! haha! I feel better just knowing that there are others like me! Thanks! :D

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