by fontmomma 05 Sep 2016

I found a new way to protect your sharp things (rotary cutters and fingers). Use old eyeglass cases. You can buy them cheap at thrift shops or easily make your own.

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by Patricia103 10 Sep 2016

I use all those hints!!
Have folded oven mitt scissor holder from the goodies bag at a convention. Soft foam vinyl cases for my medium sized scissors and small hinged glasses case for my embroidery scissors - kept pricking myself with them so they had to go into a hard case.
Bought a new rotary cutter and it self covers and has a locking pin.
Safety first for yourself and your other tools.

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by brendalea 08 Sep 2016

Great tips ladies. Thank you for sharing. :~)

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by cooperal 08 Sep 2016

I use cubes of Styrofoam that comes as protective packing and push the points of my scissors into them; especially the very small ones with delicate points. Yes, I use old eyeglass cases for my rotary cutters. You can make one by using a potholder from a dollar store and folding it in half; then stitch across the bottom and up one side. These give you a loop to hang the item by if you can't use drawer space!! Avis

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graceandham by graceandham 08 Sep 2016

Speaking of Styrofoam - when you paint a room, put a handful of picture-weight nails into the Styrofoam and paint the tips. Use these to hang pictures. If you change your mind later, they are very unobtrusive. I usually paint a picture frame or mat as well.

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by graceandham 07 Sep 2016

I kept the hard plastic part that protected my rotary cutter in the package. It is upside down in a drawer in the plastic. Thanks. I will hunt up a hinged eyeglass case that the cutter and the plastic fit into!

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by crafter2243 Moderator 07 Sep 2016

Sounds like a wonderful idea.

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by lbrow 07 Sep 2016

Good idea/Lillian

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by mops Moderator 05 Sep 2016

Or you could sew a nice ITH case and embroider the name of the object on it.

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lbrow by lbrow 07 Sep 2016

Right on Martine

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