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Help!!!!!!!!!!!

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nana
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Help!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by nana » Sat Aug 13, 2011 9:30 am

does anyone know where a person can find big handles on seam rippers and rotary cutters and ect. i broke my wrist and having problems hanging on to the small handles thanks

auntjana
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Re: Help!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by auntjana » Mon Aug 15, 2011 12:25 pm

I have been looking at this post for several days - and hoped that someone would know for you -

The only one that I know that has a large handle on it for a seam ripper - is the one that Fons and Porter sells - the handle is a larger grip that is supposed to easy to use and not hurt your hand or wrist. I have one - but do not notice any difference as my hand doesn't hurt to use either one.

Good luck
Jana

mamaw
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Re: Help!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by mamaw » Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:18 pm

I agree, the Fons and Porter is very easy on the hands.

TheKid
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Re: Help!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by TheKid » Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:01 am

Have your ever watched El use her rotary cutter to take seams out.
she moves very carefully, but she gets it done very acturatly.
Some people use a very good pair of scissors open in the hand, and it works quite well. I have used a large one sided blade and it has to be done carefully. I have also used my cutter that has a large
handle on it, but again it has to be used carefully. A cutter that I use is really for opening boxes or cutting dry wall apart. But, I have used it. Good luck. I know for cutting material, I have gone
to using the suction handled that I push on, while I cut material.
Works great. Happy Healing!:) :)

chili
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Re: Help!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by chili » Sat Sep 17, 2011 4:49 pm

clover has a large handled seam ripper :O) that is what mine is and i have a fiskars cutter that has quite a large handle.....
hope this helps
blessings

Texas
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Re: Help!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by Texas » Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:03 am

I took the advice on here I am a beginner, more like a baby in quilting and have problems with tiny stuff both with my hands and eyesight, so I got a good ergonomic seam ripper from Hancocks it is big and I use it ALOT! Hope it helps.

cindyg
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Re: Help!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by cindyg » Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:08 am

I have the Fons & Porter seam ripper. I never have to use it so I can't tell you much about it....ROFLOL LOL LOL

Sometimes I use an eyebrow razor - you can buy them at WalMart or the pharmacy. It's a blade but not as big and awkward as a rotary cutter.

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