In my mind the rotary cutter is a must have in the sewing room and clearly, my creative “Reclaimer” friend Jenelle feels the same way!
Meet Jenelle Montilone: a creative activist and maker behind TrashN2Tees and instigator of the Create Change Movement. By 2013 she will have diverted more than 20 tons of clothing from our landfills. (Can you say WOW!) On November 15th, she is hosting the International Create Change Pledge event encouraging people all over the world to reuse 1 item for 1 day. (Count me in!)
for your crafting needs- but it’s certainly nice to have. They’re
available with different size blades and can be used for a number of
needs. I typically use my 45mm Rotary Cutter (everyday!) partnered up
with a ginormous self healing mat and 24-inch Non-Slip Ruler to slice
straight edge cuts through layers of jersey knit t-shirts. You’ll think
they’re dandy too if you are making curtains, garments, quilts, or any
project that requires long straight cuts. I’m excited to share today’s
quick and easy tutorial for an eco gift wrap bow- we all know what they
it’s better to give than to receive. It’s even more fun to give a gift
wrapped in a pretty package!
3. Take 1 loop and cut to make 1 long strip
sewing. I like to add a pin back that way the gift topper can be reused
as a brooch or a flower for head band.
stool and tell me what crafting tool saves you the most time! Cheers to
National Sewing Month & Heather for inviting me to drop by for the