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Choosing the Best Rotary Cutter for Quilting

Whereas scissors have been famous in the past, high-quality rotary cutters can make sure most of your cutting is done faster and easier. A new blade in a rotary cutter will smoothly glide through layers of fabric. There are some factors however that you will consider when choosing a rotary cutter to purchase.

Blade Size

cutterThis is a vital factor of consideration when choosing a rotary cutter the most commonly used sizes are 18mm, 28mm, 45mm, and 60mm. Usually the more significant the blade, the easier and faster it will cut through multiple fabric layers. And the smaller the blade, the more maneuverable it is. The type of work you intend to use the blade will help in determining the blade size you choose.

Blade Material

The blades of rotary cutters are made either from steel or titanium. Steel blades are the most common and cheapest types of blades on the market. Titanium blades can be found only in specific shops and are considered three times harder than the steel type. This improves its durability and also extends its lifetime but for a relatively higher cost.… Read the rest

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