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    Question ALtos' Quilt Cut 2~my cuts are off my 1/8 of an inch :-(

    I purchased a used QC2 and am loving it however after cutting a bunch of fabric for a mystery quilt I realized I was off my an 1.8 of an inch. I went and double checked my measuring guide to make sure I had it set to the right measurements and I did. I even took the medal ruler guide out to make sure it was accurate and it was. Anyone have any idea why my cuts are off?? TIA

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    Sandy Navas's Avatar Sandy Navas is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: ALtos' Quilt Cut 2~my cuts are off my 1/8 of an inch :-(

    I have the same system and if you don't hold the guide down tight against your fabric it will waiver a bit and I find the same thing happens. When you are cutting be sure to press down as much as you can on the guide.

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    Julie Tweed's Avatar Julie Tweed is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: ALtos' Quilt Cut 2~my cuts are off my 1/8 of an inch :-(

    That is why mine is basically a fancy cutting mat that has a bar to keep the fabric from falling off. I love it for that but did not like the guide bar thingy...
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    Default Re: ALtos' Quilt Cut 2~my cuts are off my 1/8 of an inch :-(

    Thanks ladies, I am thinking I was not holding the guide done hard enough.

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    Jean Sewing Machine's Avatar Jean Sewing Machine is online now Senior Member
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    Default Re: ALtos' Quilt Cut 2~my cuts are off my 1/8 of an inch :-(

    I have one also, and know you have to hold it down to keep it from slipping. At least it doesn't swivel like my other rulers do.

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