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Thread: I found a circle cutter, and it works wonders :wink:

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    Senior Member 3TreeFrog's Avatar
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    Saturday, I bought an Olfa, Circle Rotary Cutter and let me tell you it has saved me! I was able to cut 60 X 3 5/8" circles in less than 15 minutes!:thumbup: Yes you read that right, 60 circles in less than 15 minutes! :thumbup: I LOVE IT! :lol: The cutter takes the 18mm blade and is well worth every penny I paid for it!

    For a demo on the product, go to www.olfa.com and believe me, it works just like the demo!

    TreeFrog

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    Thank You...always wonder about new products....don't have to now....

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    Thank you for the product information and link and for sharing your speedy cutting results with us. Good luck with your quilt and share your progress of your project with us in pictures if possible.

    Maybe you need a new name: Speedy TreeFrog!!

    Pam M

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    I bought one of those at Joann's with a 40% coupon but have never used it. I'll have to get it out and play!!!!!!!!!

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    thats pretty cool, will you post pics of your WIP?

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    lol 15 min. special have to love that :)

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    It's a good tool, but a bit tricky to learn.....I found the secret is to move fast, and keep the wrist level by moving your arm from the elbow. Do a few practise turns before pressing down for the actual cutting.
    I love the clean cut circles. If using a fusible, apply it to the fabric before cutting.

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    I love this cutter. I use it with my Boston Revolver. Just position the cutter, hold steady, then turn the Revolver with the other hand. No wrist movement required.

    Linda

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    Quote Originally Posted by qltncat
    I love this cutter. I use it with my Boston Revolver. Just position the cutter, hold steady, then turn the Revolver with the other hand. No wrist movement required.

    Linda
    That's interesting....I'll try it with my revolving mat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gramalama9
    It's a good tool, but a bit tricky to learn.....I found the secret is to move fast, and keep the wrist level by moving your arm from the elbow. Do a few practise turns before pressing down for the actual cutting.
    I love the clean cut circles. If using a fusible, apply it to the fabric before cutting.
    Gramalama
    I didn't use a fusing to the back of any of my fabrics, and cut 2 layers at a time! I was then flying on cloud nine! Simply put, I love it!

    TreeFrog

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