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Old 07-13-2013, 09:00 AM
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Do you have a rotating cutting mat ? If so, what do you think about it..are they any good? I'm thinking of getting one but want to see your opinions first.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:09 AM
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A lot of people say to save your money and just use a smaller mat, but I love mine.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:09 AM
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I like my Omni cutting mats. I have both sizes of rotating mats. I just have to remember to use them. they do come in handy for trimming blocks and cut pieces.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:12 AM
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I have the small Fiskars one. I mostly use it when using my small square rulers. Can't say I use it a lot, but whenever I do I'm glad I have it
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:21 AM
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I was so excited to get one but I rarely use it.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:23 AM
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A friend has the Brooklyn Revolver, and uses it constantly. She does a lot of Square in a Square patterns. As I wanted one, but didn't want to spend that much $, I tried an Olfa - they are square on a black square base. Didn't work at all for me, so I gave it away. Somebody said maybe I had a defetive one (it was hard to turn), so I tried again - same thing. Then I went the home made route; didn't like that, either. By then, I could have bought the darned Brooklyn Revolver, lol.

Finally ended up buying Martelli's when it was half off. Still ridiculously expensive, but at least it works - when I want to use it, which isn't as often as I thought I would.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:25 AM
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I love mine for trimming blocks. Like others, I need to remember I have it sometimes but when I'm doing a bazillion hst's - OMG - it's the best thing since cream cheese!
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:29 AM
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i got one as a gift and use it for my small dear jane blocks. i'm glad i have it. i keep it out with the dear jane project. i'm i'm doing just a smaller project, i probably wouldn't dig it out for that.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:39 AM
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I like to put my 18 X 22 mat on top of my big one. The smaller mat turns really easily if needed.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:49 AM
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I have both sizes and love them for squaring up blocks. They work great, no problem.
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