Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Beginning Quilters and other Quilting topics.
Always, always cover the blade of your rotary cutter as soon as you finish a cut. The blades are incredibly sharp and can inflict serious damage to your hands or fingers. Several brands of cutters are on the market--Dritz makes a pressure sensitive style with a cover that automatically engages when you let up on the handle.