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Old 05-20-2010, 04:37 PM   #1
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Rotary cutter blades. How often do you change them?

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Old 05-20-2010, 04:43 PM   #2
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Re: Rotary cutter blades. How often do you change them?

hmmm.... I sew a least 1-2 times a week - so I probably cut every other week, and I have to change mine every few months. Now if I'm just cutting quilter's cotton, I can go longer. But when I cut denim, fleece, velour, and terry, they don't last as long.
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Every couple of months when mine starts to get dull. those things are pricey
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whenever I notice I have to press harder to get my materials cut, or when I think I've made a cut only to find a few skipped spots. Sure signs that your blade is nicked or dull.
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I have used mine on probably about 20 fitteds, I also made prefitted, and several pocket diapers and only had to change my blade once.
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Every couple of months when mine starts to get dull. those things are pricey
I change mine about once a month and I only paid less than $2 each so it is worth it to have a nice sharp blade again.
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