I’ve been thinking about my super tiny little rotary cutter. I love it. One of my favorite fabric cutting tools. It’s not practical for long-haul work, but fantastic for little corners and tiny baby dress arm curves. Much like a sportscar, it has a great turn radius but wouldn’t be comfy for a cross-country adventure.
And then I started thinking more about how the other tools we use for cutting have their own relevant transport metaphors. A sharp rotary blade on a big, smooth cutting mat is JUST as satisfying as a luxury car on fresh, smooth pavement. And thankfully, far more affordable. Craft scissors get the job done but dressmaking shears do it with a lot more style.
Discussion with Adrianna led to the inclusion of a seam ripper. The joys of collaboration! If only there were more hours of the day where we were both awake. A 12-hour time difference means that while we’re talking one of us is eating breakfast and the other dessert.
And so, for your consideration, we offer: