Lori Baker discusses the proper safety techniques that you should implement when using a rotary cutter for your quilting projects. She suggests getting a tool that has a safety lock, keeping your fingers far from the edge when using a ruler and rotary cutter, and putting it away from reach when you aren’t using it.
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How to Pin Baste a Quilt
Heather Thomas explains the benefits of using straight pin bastes when quilting. She provides helpful tips and techniques that ensure a great end result for your quilts. See the many examples provided as well as what techniques work best when using certain pins. Take these tips and pin baste your own quilts.Watch Now >>
Quilting with Alternative Fabric
Heather Thomas shows you several examples of quilts that utilize alternative fabrics, or fabrics that you don’t typically consider for quilting, including metals, silks and wools. By varying the fabrics that you use on your quilts, you’ll find that you can create fun pieces that are unique and eye-catching.Watch Now >>
How to Choose a Quilting Fabric
Aurora Sisneros and Kelly Pederson Hanson express important tips and information regarding different quilting fabrics. Find out what the many benefits are for using certain fabrics as well as how the size and sharpness of your sewing needle impacts the durability of your quilt. Learn how to find the grain line in quilting fabrics and…Watch Now >>
How to Make a Quilt Journal
Do you like to keep leftover pieces of fabric in remembrance of a quilt you made that you love? Erin Russek is the same way and shows you how to make a journal she made to store them. She recommends using Strathmore visual journals because they have a solid cover. Then take the measurements, put…Watch Now >>
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This is serious, have spent all day in emergency with a side of my finger cut in a neat edge. Be careful.
Better yet go to the local electric supply store and buy some “cut gloves”…cheaper than ordering on line from various quilting shops plus these come in more comfortable sizes rather than one size giant cut glove! No more cutting my fingers now!
Is this a joke? Nothing to do with rotary cutters, a cartoon commercial.
The video for rotary cutter safety is after the ad that pops up first. We have tested the video successfully.
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