What a mess, how in the world did it get rusty spots?? Yuck! I'll use it to cut paper so long as it doesn't damage my cutting mat.
I've been working on blocks for a Christmas quilt, but what's a Christmas quilt without trees?
This is where the rusty blade actually came in handy... I drew a 60-degree shape on pages from an old phone book as a base, and sewed strings horizontally to build my trees. It took no time at all!
Here is a tree before trimming
looks a bit wonky but after I pulled the paper off, put fusible on the back and trimmed it down, it was a (somewhat) graceful tree!
Here's the final block:
I've posted more of my Christmas quilt blocks on my blog: Eat Sleep Quilt.
That's all for now, sew forth and sew on