In quilting, a worn-out cutting mat is still useful for… by Paul Leger March 5, 2022 written by Paul Leger March 5, 2022 225 Typically cutting mats only have markings on one side but are double-sided. So, when the front of a cutting mat is worn-out flip the cutting mat over and use the backside. Granted it’s nicer to have the markings found on the front of the cutting mat, but when in a ‘quilting’ pinch, the absence of markings won’t be noticed. When the front of a cutting mat is worn-out, flip it over to use the back. Check out last week’s tip: How to effectively organize your fabric scraps Print this page or save as a PDF notionsorganizing sewing roomquilting tutorial FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditWhatsappTelegramEmail Paul Leger I took my first quilting course in September 1994 in Barrie, Ontario, near the armed forces base where I was stationed. After moving to Ottawa in 1996, I joined my first guild. I took more courses and began to buy quilting books and lots of fabrics. Quilting has become my passion. I have made over 150 more quilts since then, and have never looked back. I now share my knowledge of quilting by teaching and doing presentations, and blogging! previous post Spectrum QAL Block 11 with Pam Voth: Delightful Collection by Riley Blake next post The best way to organize your sewing machine needles YOU MAY ALSO LIKE... Stitch regulation on the PFAFF powerquilter 1600 Don’t miss it! Courtepointe Québec celebrates its quilting... Finishing a quilt block to size: Here’s what... Half filled bobbins and spools: what are they... Twin needles: the smart way to store them The hardest part about making a memory quilt:... How sock hangers ‘work’ in your quilting space Don’t throw away those leftover fabric binding strips The best way to organize your sewing machine... 1 comment Emma May 1, 2022 - 8:42 am This tip is so clever and money saving!! I never, ever, gave thought to using back of old mats. Smart….mats can be costly. Thanks so much. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.