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Fabric Rotary Cutters

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A rotary cutter is a fast way to cut accurate straight lines when used in conjunction with a rotary pad and rotary rulers.
An assortment of rotary cutters.

Rotary Cutters

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Description: Rotary cutters are round blades with a handle and protective cover for the blade.

Use: Rotary cutters are used in conjunction with rotary pads and rotary rulers.

Care & Maintenance: The cover should ALWAYS cover the blade when the cutter is not being used. Just as you would not use fabric scissors on paper do not use a fabric rotary blade on paper, to prevent it from becoming dull.

Available Options: Rotary cutters are available with different handles and protective devices. Always lock the blade cover when small children are in the area and the cutter is not in your hands.

My favorite rotary cutter is Omnigrid Pressure Sensitive Rotary Cutter. The blade is always covered unless you are applying pressure in the process of cutting. There is a lock to hold the blade cover in place when the tool is not in use or being transported. The handle has ridges which are comfortable to hold and prevent your hand from sliding.

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