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Old 03-07-2018, 06:04 AM
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When you make/trace a template, do you cut to left of template line-onto actual template or cut right on line drawn, or to right of line letting it remain on actual template?
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Old 03-07-2018, 07:11 AM
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If I make a template shape, cut it out and then trace the shape onto fabric back, I cut right on the line.
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Old 03-07-2018, 07:12 AM
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I aim to cut through the center of the line, rather than to one side or the other.
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Old 03-07-2018, 08:02 AM
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If you are after exact accuracy cut the line off. When you trace around a template it enlarges the width of whatever
you are using to trace with. That is for tracing around the outside of a shape. The opposite is when tracing around the inside of a shape. Then leave the line. Hope this helps.
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Old 03-07-2018, 05:43 PM
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I cut the line off, not matter whether it is on the inside or outside curve. I figure the pencil point is past the template and not part of it.
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