Plastic Templates

Plastic Templates

When I need to make a template, I copy the pattern on sticky-back paper, and then adhere the pattern to plastic. This allows me to skip one step (tracing) to make the template more accurate.

Judy Gregory
Idanha, OR

 

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Plastic Templates
There are many YouTube examples of cutting templates. You must have an acrylic knife to score the plastic (we left paper on the plastic and marged with permanent marker. Next, make several swipes with scoring knife. place the edge you want to cut on a straight edged table and bend tip it breaks. File any roughness with emory board or electric sander (lightly). I am trying to cut a curve so if anyone has done that let me know how you did
cutting plastic
I have always wanted to learn how to cut plastic as sometimes on little projects don't need custom one.
Cutting the plastic
How do you go about cutting the plastic (or am I just being a little dim here?).
Appliqué Templates
Having just fin fined my first appliqué quilt I see what a time saver this can be

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