A Common Household Item Will Get You Through in a Pinch!
Rotary cutters are essential for today’s quilt makers. These wonder tools save a lot of time cutting fabric into strips and shapes. However, like any good cutting tool, the blades become dull with repeated use.
Replacement blades aren’t all that expensive but if you do a lot of cutting you can save a substantial amount of money by sharpening used blades.
Keep in mind that neither of these methods are likely to work very well if the blade has a nick or is otherwise damaged. However, worn blades can be returned to life, saving a substantial amount of money over time.
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