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Thread: Tool to punch holes in fabric

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    Does anyone know where to get a tool that will punch holes in the edge of a fleece fabric? I want to crochet around the edge of a baby blanket.

    Carolyn Kay

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    Not sure about this, but it seems I remember seeing a rotery blade that will do that. I did see a hint a long time back about using the computer paper that has holes on the side to use as a marking pattern for evenly spaced holes and using a awl or stillto for punching.

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    It's called a Skip-Stitch blade and can be ordered from www.skipstitch.com or you can order them through the Linus Project website.

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    Also use a wing needle on your sewing machine. These specialty needles can be purchased at most stores. Set your machine stitch length to a longer stitch and go for it. You can use a matching thread in the needle to coordinate with the crochet thread or do empty stitching.

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    I always use an ice pick and a ruler.

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    Thanks, Clem. I will look for a rotary blade.

    Carolyn

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    The skip stitch blade is for a rotary cutter. I think they are only available online.

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    I use an ice pick and a ruler to. Works great for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carolyn Kay
    Does anyone know where to get a tool that will punch holes in the edge of a fleece fabric? I want to crochet around the edge of a baby blanket.

    Carolyn Kay
    I saw one in Nancy's Notions catalog. I am sure you could get it online. Just go to her site and do a search. (I am sorry, I can't remember the exact name of it) It was just the blade though, not the rotary cutter. I was disappointed in that, but it says it fits a standard 45 mm cutter.
    I was at a craft show this past Saturday and a woman was crocheting on fleece at her booth. I asked her where she got her blade and she was rather vague about helping me. Guess she was afraid I would steal her idea and put her out of business... lol She just said it was very expensive and she got it online.

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    They are a bit pricey cause it is just for the blade. I got mine thru project linus. I've onlyseen them online. i think you can order thru the skip-stitch site too.

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