Ever since my son was born i ve been lucky enough to always have a dedicated sewing area but i ve never had a fully dedicated sewing room.
Diy cutter mat.
I ve always sewn in a multi purpose room with multiple uses.
Choose from our basic mat cutting kit.
By using a mat photos do not touch the glass directly and it creates a more interesting display piece.
Logan 525 or our mat cutter upgrade kit logan 712.
Mats provide a sturdy surface for cutting fabrics and craft materials while protecting the table they rest on.
A cutting mat is a must for an avid craft lover or sewer.
I ve seen a lot of pricey craft mats out there but i ve not been overly fond of their price or they way they were made.
A mat cutter would be a great tool to buy if you re considering gifting art this holiday season or ask santa to bring you one so you can tackle framing projects indoors while the weather s cold.
A photo is attached to a mat board and an opening the size of the picture is cut in the middle for the photo to be seen.
Then press down on the thumb depression on the mat cutter to plunge the blade into the mat.
Slowly press the mat cutter about 1 16 beyond the opening s top line.
Make a diy cutting mat for sewing that can be moved from table to table.
Move the cutter along the rail towards the top of the opening while applying firm downward pressure until you reach the upper line.
Size and material aren t critical.
It accomodates up to 20 inch mat board.
A mat cutter is a tool most often used to cut mats for artwork and photographs.
Beginning with a turquoise mat add 1 2 foam board on top and end with the addition of a white mat on top of the foam board.
I don t care for the wood grain loo.
Our mat cutting kits are perfect for those just starting out with picture framing and mat cutting giving you everything you need to learn how to cut mats the right way.
The base is 24 x 25 x 9 16 inch plywood.
It is portable and can be stored under a bed or under a couch.
A cutting mat should be made of self healing plastic which prolongs the life and improves the quality of the mat itself.
This simple mat cutter can be improvised with basic tools and perhaps scrap material.
Make your own cutting mat for craft and sewing projects.