Brightening Life with Creativity,
one day at a time...
Remember that quilt I started quite a while back called Pieceful Nights by Lori Smith? Well, I just finished the last two blocks for it and despite having LOTS of pieces they went together pretty easily. This time around, I was able to cut all of those little pieces using my new Quilt Cut 2 fabric cutting system! for those of you unfamiliar with the product, here's a picture:
I have only had my unit for a couple of weeks now and I'm still learning some of the "ins and outs", but I can tell you that it is fabulous! I was able to cut all of the pieces for the last two blocks easier, quicker and be more precise. What a great combination!
Here are some pictures I took while cutting out some of the pieces:
And here are the finished blocks! I still need to trim the threads, clip the dog ears and press them, but I couldn't wait to show you!
Even though a lot of "traditional" quilters use this cutting system, I plan on using it for my fiber art as well. So stay tuned for more pictures. In the mean time, if you are looking for a way to make your cutting more accurate and in my opinion, safer, consider the Quilt Cut 2. Their website has lots of great information and videos. I don't think you'll be disappointed!
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