I bought some new toys at the quilt show.
I was recently cutting out a quilt with stacks of different fabrics and wishing I had one of these boards. I would line the fabrics up by the top fold, then make a cut down the right side of the fabric 90 degrees to the top. I would then have to pick up all the fabric, flip it over so that I could make a cut three inches to the right of that straight edge. With this board, I can keep everything as I originally lined it up, and just spin the board around so the fabric all stays in place. A couple great things about this model is that the mat isn’t attached to the board, so you can just buy a new mat once it gets all cut up instead of buying the whole thing again. Also, as soon as you put pressure on the board, it has a lock so it can’t spin. I was worried about it spinning while I was trying to cut, but it’s not possible. I wanted to purchase this board at the last show I went to, but it was sold out. This time, I made sure to hit up the vendors first.
I saw kits similar to these online just before Christmas time for $45! I think they would make great little gifts for friends or just nice storage for my quilting things, but I was not about to pay $45. This pattern was $8
I also purchased 3 clasps for about $5 each. So pretty!
I love the newer army camo print and I was wondering how I could get my hands on some. I was so happy to score this! I’m not sure what it’ll become.