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Old 06-13-2013, 06:18 AM
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I know we all know we're supposed to be careful with our rotary cutters. And I thought I was - but yesterday it slipped, and I cut a large slice of my finger off - enough that I had to go to the clinic and have it cauterized. It wasn't fun! Please, learn from my mistake and be EXTRA careful when cutting!
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:32 AM
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Oh no!!! I am so sorry!!!!!
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:35 AM
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Wow, get well soon.
I have to be extra careful since I am on blood thinners.
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:39 AM
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Wow, that has to hurt!
Thanks for the reminder. I'm sure we all get careless some times.
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:48 AM
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I feel your pain!!! An experienced sewer but at the time-new to rotary cutters and quilting. I had taken a quilting class-during which our class was warned of the dangers of these tools. I even remember thinking "good point--must committ to memory!"

Well --as I worked on my homework one afternoon and being in a bit of a hurry, I sliced the the top of my middle finger almost completely off ! As I ran to the kitchen sink with my arm in the air--all I could do was cry and mutter "how could I be so stupid?!?!? I know better!" DH was impressed that although tragic I left no blood trail and my finger healed after a few weeks! I did hang my head in shame and lifted my bandaged finger in the air when I returned to class and gave the statement "Teacher was right! They are sharp!"
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Ouch! Heal quickly.
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Ouch!!! I try to be careful - but then there are times you get distracted. So sorry for you!!
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Ouch I'm sorry you are hurting. I hope you heal up quickly.
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I hate to hear this. I feel for you and hope it doesn't hurt too much!

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omg .... I feel your pain, I was in the garage using the the wire wheel and leaned into the other end of the grinding stone. needless to say, i spent the day in the hospital and a nasty scar ... not one big cut a half inch deep but two....
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