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How To Cut Stencils For Marking Quilting

I will describe three methods of making plastic quilting stencils. I am referring to stencils with the grooves to place a quilters pencil or quilters pen for marking through onto the quilt for quilting. I am not referring to templates that are cut out and then traced around to cut out pattern pieces. The three methods are not placed in any particular order. Each quilter needs to make decisions as to which method will work best for her.

Double Bladed Craft Knife -- this is a craft knife available at craft and quilting stores that has two blades attached to one handle. They are relatively inexpensive. There is also a template plastic that works well with them -- DBK plastic. DBK plastic is simply double bladed knife plastic. This plastic is a softer more pliable plastic...



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