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Whaddya MEAN you don't cut with the lines on the mat?!

Whaddya MEAN you don't cut with the lines on the mat?!

Old 03-24-2013, 04:55 PM
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I use the mat. It works well for me. Do what works for you. If it works for you to use the mat, you don't need to change.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:04 PM
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My rotary cutting class we were taught using mats with no lines and to use the double ruler to get the fold line straight. I use the mat line for extra wide cuts.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:26 PM
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I use both
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:30 PM
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I agree with DogHouseMom -- I have a couple of rulers I use, for cutting, measuring and squaring up. I don't use the lines on the mat much except for estimating fabric, and occasionally I'll just do the top cut to get it straight to cut from there.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:44 PM
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OK, so where is the link showing us how to do it?
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:57 PM
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I first learned to rotary cut when it was new. I learned to use the mat! Then I learned to use the ruler. Now I do both!
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Old 03-24-2013, 06:18 PM
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I would like to know the link also showing how to do this. Thank you.
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Old 03-24-2013, 06:48 PM
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I also as #3 would like to know the link to show how to do this. I use my ruler and mat and I have had quilters say "don't use the mat. I still don't get it?
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:39 PM
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I am with #18 and the rest...I thought that using the mat was the way to cut! If someone could repost the link that would be great!
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:45 PM
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If QuiltnNan edited out the link, then you're out of luck. There must have been a commercial ad or something that wasn't appropriate to the forum.
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