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Rotary cutters

I was wondering if you could tell me which rotary cutters Jennie used in the fabric balls video?  My cutter needs replacing and I fancy one of the safety ones which become safe when raising the cutter from the fabric. Answer: I think Jennie was using the Trucut range of rotary cutter which has a groove in it and is best used with its own ruler;  however Olfa do both sizes 28mm and 45mm cuttter with a self-closing system, and these are readily available from quilt shops (but if in doubt you can contact Want to see the Fabric Balls video?  click here:

2014-01-05T00:00:00+00:00January 5th, 2014|Categories: Community, Q & A|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Use a walking foot

Val:  Wendy Gardiner, editor of Sewing World, talks us through how to fit and use this very usefull sewing foot.   In fact if she had to purchase just one additional foot for her machine this would be it - and I agree;  it makes a HUGE difference to the quality of work whenever you have wadding in and now with the opentoed versions available you can combine it with your decorative stitches and threads too.

2010-10-02T00:00:00+00:00October 2nd, 2010|Categories: Blog, Community|Tags: |0 Comments
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