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Old 03-19-2011, 07:57 PM
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Ouch!!! Hope it heals fast :)
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Old 03-20-2011, 02:37 AM
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Originally Posted by 3plus2granny
Well it finally happened to me. The old rotary cutter got me. I must have had me left hand to close to the rotary cutter. I was holding the ruler in place, and oops there it went. Gone is the side of the index finger tip. My DH doctored me. But, boy does it sting. Don't do this at home!!!!
My Bff cut off the side tip of her left forefinger about a month ago. No stitiches but she has worn an ugly bandage for quite a while.
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Old 03-20-2011, 02:59 AM
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Originally Posted by feffertim
I also cut the top of my foot when I dropped my cutter and sliced the h*** out of my foot. Could not stop it from bleeding, and still have a scar 6 months later. Those cutters cut deep.
A couple of years ago, I misplaced my rotary cutter and went out to quickly replace it....turned out to be one of the spring-loaded safety kind where the blade is covered when you don't have a lot of pressure on it. It took some getting used to...but since I am invariably barefoot when sewing-----reading your story makes me sooo glad I have it!!!!
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:44 AM
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Soo sorry feel better soon.
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Old 03-20-2011, 04:00 AM
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Oh nO! Ouch!! Hope it heals quickly!
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Old 03-20-2011, 04:06 AM
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I sliced open my thumb badly on a mandolin (slicing vegetables) and swore I'd never use such a dangerous tool again LOL of course, rotary cutters don't fit in that category, right? Seriously, this is something we should all pay more attention to - these are extremely sharp blades we're using, and I know I don't always concentrate as much as I should when I'm cutting. Your message is a wake-up reminder. Hope you heal quickly, and glad it wasn't worse.
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Old 03-20-2011, 04:52 AM
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Double ouch!!!!! :|
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Old 03-20-2011, 05:08 AM
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To 3plus2granny and all of those who have gone before in the OPPS! section.

I sympathize and empathize and if you take aspirin; it bleeds for a long time.

The ER Dr. and Nurse and I were laughing so much he forgot to count the stitches. He said 4 stitches but my regular Dr. took out seven stitches.

After reading all these stories, I think I will get a glove.
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Old 03-20-2011, 05:19 AM
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I haven't cut my finger with the rotory cutter but I have cut the tips of my finger nails. The worst thing I ever did years ago was I slammed my pinky finger in my dish washer door and it almost cut the finger off completely.The bone joint was crushed and I can't bend the middle joint very well.
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Old 03-20-2011, 05:20 AM
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Need to be careful with those cutters ladies. So sorry for your mishap, been there, done that. Take care and hope you heal fast.
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