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Posted on: 4/1/12 12:53 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people   Very Helpful by 11 people   
I purchased a self healing cutting mat, scissors and rulers at a drafting supply store. The mat was on sale for less than $10 for a 18" x 24" size and extra long scissors for about $5 that I use for fabric cutting.
Just a thought to check out other options.

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DOMESTICATEDMENNONITE said... (5/3/12 2:09 AM) Reply
also, think about picking up notions when you are on holiday overseas. Example, basic buttons are a penny apiece/per hundred in Kuwait. Invisible zippers are just under a dollar apiece in Bkk. (Try the zips, for quality first though.)
Stitcher75 said... (4/6/12 9:18 PM) Reply
United Arts & Education is where I got my French curve set, flexible ruler, wax-free tracing paper, onion skin paper, soft leaded pencils.... Way cheaper than Joann!
Mrs4Him said... (4/2/12 10:55 AM) Reply
Good tip--I bought two large rolls of tracing paper from a drafting store at a very good price too.
 
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