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Old 09-26-2010, 08:24 AM
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How do you keep your rulers from slipping on the fabric when rotary cutting? I get frustrated when the ruler slips and then the fabric is not cut straight.
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:28 AM
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Oh gosh there are alot of different things you can buy from
dots to clear non slip sheets

Adhesive sandpaper dots
adhesive clear dots
Omnigrid Invisigrip

just to name a few

before i realized they had these things i used double sided scotch tape and a few pieces of hubbies fine grit sandpaper.. worked well but I didn't like not seeing my fabric thru the ruler ..
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:29 AM
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i use the omnigrid invisigrip and i love it
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:05 AM
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i use the omnigrid invisigrip and i love it
I use this too :D:D:D
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:10 AM
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I don't put anything on the back of them although I know there are several products around that are very good to use. I simply put my pinky finger off the edge of the ruler onto the fabric. I also place my hand more in the middle of the section I am cutting. For example, if the fabric is 24", I will place my hand at about 10"-12" up from the bottom edge of the fabric. I hope that makes sense. I haven't had any problems with slippage. :wink:
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:44 AM
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I really like the clear plastic dots. They grip well, stay put and you can see through them. I found the sand paper dots didn't make enough of a difference. I have used Invsi- grip but it is more expensive if you have a lot of rulers. I also prefer the rulers with the little ledge at the end (O'Lipfa is one brand) that actually grips your cutting board. They are my favourites because they decrease slipping even without adding the plastic dots.
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Old 09-26-2010, 01:48 PM
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try emery boards ,will not hamper seeing
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:39 PM
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I use the Omnigrid Invisagrip.
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Old 09-27-2010, 01:53 AM
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I found the plastic that you cover the ruler with is the best.
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Old 09-27-2010, 05:35 AM
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I use the omnigrip rulers.
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