If all fabric looked like this, cutting it would be easy!
Or if it had grid lines on the back like a lot of gift wrap does now? Haah. That would be awesome. But no such luck, right??
Rotary cutters and mats are wonderful.
But what if you don’t have one (or don’t want to drag it out)? Or what if you have a piece of fabric to cut that’s larger than your mat?
That’s where a few tricks up your sleeve can be helpful.
And then you’ll be cutting and sewing some of my favorite “rectangle” shaped projects like a pro:
Well, I’ll show you my absolute favorite trick for trimming a perfect line around circle shape.
(It’ll have you twirling with joy)
Just click the play button below and enjoy! (Or you can WATCH IT HERE.)
If you want to see more from our BEST TIPS videos, check out how to thread a needle and tie a knot.
This is a new series I’m adding to the channel. So let me know what other Tips you’d like to see?
And if you’re new around here, MADE EVERYDAY with Dana is a fresh new sewing show, where we create everyday items you will love and use.
Lastly……CONGRATS TO OUR FREE FABRIC WINNERS!
Last week through our newsletter I gave away three yards of Fiesta Fun fabrics. The winners are:
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