Once again Laura from Sew Very Easy has created an informative video of why-didn’t-I-think-of-that tips. This time she covers the process of cutting strips with a rotary cutter and rulers.
While you may already have a method that’s working for you, you’re likely to find something in Laura’s video that will help you refine the process. You’ll find many helpful tips, including how to prevent creating those dreaded “Vs” in strips of fabric.
One very helpful segment covers how to cut accurately when using rulers from a variety of manufacturers. Every manufacturer marks their rulers a bit differently, which is why many quilter stick with one brand. However, there’s a simple way to achieve accuracy across a variety of brands and Laura shows how.
She also covers how to use tape to mark measurements (she uses Omnigrid Glow Line Tape, found here). Then she demonstrates how to square the end of a length of fabric without having to turn the fabric around on the cutting mat.
As always, there are a wealth of tips in her video that are sure to save both time and frustration.
Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.
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