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Thread: Question about using the 5" Twister Tool

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    Super Member KatFish's Avatar
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    I have all of my blocks and boarders sewn together. My question - is it easier to draw around the template, and cut them out, or should I just go for it and jump right in with my rotery cutter. I'm scard of over shooting the mark and cutting something I shouldn't. Any and all advice would be appreciated.

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    I'm making one, too. I'll check back and see what others say as this is a question I have been thinking about.

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    So much easier to just use your rotary cutter, just go slow!!!

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    I bought one of the little rotary cutters just for this task. I use it on the big and the little twisters because it just allows me to cut what I want without going past it. I wouldn't mark it and cut - that'd take all the fun out of how quick and easy the pattern is to begin with. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by laughingquilter
    I bought one of the little rotary cutters just for this task. I use it on the big and the little twisters because it just allows me to cut what I want without going past it. I wouldn't mark it and cut - that'd take all the fun out of how quick and easy the pattern is to begin with. :)
    What a good idea. My one twister block had a slash in it because I over cut.

    I also would just cut.

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    Just cut slowly with the rotary cutter. I worried about the same thing and didn't have a problem. And it is so fast!!! You will really enjoy it.

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    Thanks for all of your input. I got both the 5" and 10" sizes. I started with the smaller size thinking that it would be easier too figure out.

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