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Old 02-19-2012, 06:28 AM
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I've tried to search and I continue to get blank pages or a message that says "oops........"

I'm wondering about JoAnn's white cutting mat. Does it hold up? I need something for a larger table and saw that and have wondered.

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Old 02-19-2012, 06:31 AM
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I am having the same technical difficulties.

I personally do not have the white cutting mats. My LQS uses them to cover the tables we use to places our sewing machines on. I want to say I read awhile back that these weren't the best cutting mats but I could be wrong.
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:33 AM
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I do not have one but if I remember correctly the one I had a long time ago was not self healing and did not last long.
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:38 AM
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Our LQS had one when they first opened their store. It was not self healing and only lasted about a year. I wouldn't buy one. If I had a choice between white and green it definately would be the green one that is self healing.
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:41 AM
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Thanks ladies......I guess what I'll do is get a couple of larger green mats. I have 1 coupon for this week so I'll use that one and purchase another one at a later time.
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I purchased one.. didn't last 6 months. I like the Olfa ( green) I also have a grey mat.. not sure who makes it( purchased many many years ago) .. but it has lasted .
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I boughtfive one 5 years ago when I first started quilting. I used a 50% off coupon, and have used only that mat ever since. I love it. It has held up so well that I recently bought one for a friend as a gift, and then another to leave in my craft room at our cabin in Michigan. I've had no problems what so ever with them, and would and will recommend them.
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:33 AM
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Hmmm.......what's a gal to do! It wouldn't be a mat I use all of the time. I'd use it to cut large fabric pieces. The area that I work in most of the time is fine for 3/4 yd of fabric. I have found though there are times when I need a bigger area. Currently I take my green mat to use it on a larger table. I really want to get one to just leave there.

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Is it the thick white one made by Dritz? I've had two of those for over 30 years and use them for all of my cutting. The reason I have two is so that my dining room table is entirely covered. When they're not on my table I slip them against the wall of my closet, but don't roll them. I've found them to be terrific for cutting strips (I cut a lot of strips) and I definitely use them for measuring.
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Originally Posted by Crqltr View Post
I do not have one but if I remember correctly the one I had a long time ago was not self healing and did not last long.
that's what i've heard, as well
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