Today, I want to share with you what turned me from this:
to a happy fleece camper.
You’ll have to scroll down to see me happy. 🙂
Happiness is a process, a journey, a scrolling through life finding what works and what doesn’t.
Learning from my mistakes, this last time I used my straight edge rotary cutter to cut straight edges. Yah, I know, I should’ve done that before.
A straight edge rotary cutter blade is a great tool for cutting fleece in a straight line.
And here’s the great tool for making holes in fleece:
There are actually two tools in this photo ^^^^.
There’s the Olfa Rotary Cutter, which came with a straight edge blade (which comes out for switching/replacing blades).
And there’s the Edge Perfect Blade, the wheel with the – very, very sharp! – spokes.
Each straight bit of each spoke is super-de-duper sharp, making evenly-spaced holes in the fleece as you roll it along.
I could have put the Edge Perfect Blade in my older blue rotary cutter (it fits most 45 mm rotary cutters), but I like having them both ready to go and not have to switch the blades – which are super sharp. Oh, I think I already mentioned that.
The Blade in Action
So, you wanna see how the blade works? I did, too!
and I made holes like this:
Evenly spaced, evenly sized holes!
Then I pulled out my yarn and crochet hook and got crocheting into the holes:
Sides: Sc, ch 1.
Corners: [Sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1, sc] in hole closest to corner.
And it makes a perfect edge – gee, I wonder if that’s where they got the name of the blade?
Now, I’m a Happy Fleece Camper …
because on that …
I discovered the Perfect Edge Blade is the …
It’s Your Turn
Whether it’s crafting or living life, have you ever attempted making life easier only to discover you need a better tool to get the job done?
Next time, I’ll share another tool – a best tool – for learning, loving, and serving in this craft called life.