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Username Post: Best circle cutter        (Topic#1546639)
MamasBoys
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I am looking for a good circle cutter, well I will start off with circles but I have learned that if you LOVE a product you tend to buy the whole collection, so I am sure I will purchase the other shape templates . I know they can be fairly pricey so I wanted to know what you lovely ladies recommend. Thanks for your help!!


 
lisymarie
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In response to MamasBoys

I either use my Cricut or the CM system.


 
moxiegirl23
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In response to lisymarie

I use my CM system. It rocks, especially now that they're adding jumbo shapes...


 
PhotobearSam
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In response to lisymarie

I just started using my new Creative memories system. Super easy to use and I got every shape I could lay my hands on and they are all simple to use.


They are pretty much idiot proof....I know I could use my cricut but the system is so easy and I got the large circle, wavy square and oval which are larger than my create will cut so I love them.


Edited by PhotobearSam on 11-09-10 12:31 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
SmartyPants
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In response to moxiegirl23

I have the CM - but I really like the WeRMemory keepers circle cutter! It works on a magnetic mat and can make circles up to 12". LOVE IT!!!!


 
melissadam
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another vote for the we r memory keepers system! ....just used it again today on a LO ........ LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!


 
peenut_23
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In response to melissadam

Yep, CM.


 
Tay
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  • Tay on 11-09-10 12:37 PM
In response to melissadam

Put another tally mark next to the Creative Memories circle cutting system for me. It rocks!


 
Penny Lane
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I like the Martha Stewart one...but that's because it's cheaper and I'm cheap. It works well enough for me.
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Edited by Penny Lane on 11-09-10 01:03 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
lstory 
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In response to Penny Lane

I have Spellbinders and the Martha circle cutter for up to six inches. After that I have a plastic template from OTC or I just grab a dish or bowl and trace it. I like circles a lot, but I've never felt the need for more tools to cut them.

Lisa


 
Anonymous 
  • Anonymous on 11-09-10 01:12 PM
In response to lstory

I vote for CM system. Anything that is "fool-proof" gets a vote from this fool. LOL!


 
purpledurple
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Another vote for the CM system...I have had mine forever and it still works like new. And love the jumbo square, circle and oval!!


 
scrapinsmiles
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In response to purpledurple

Another vote for CM here. I have had mine for about 10 years now, and I love them. The only thing I have had to do is replace the blades and mat from using them so much.


 
Angelica
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In response to scrapinsmiles

I've used the EK curvy cutter for years...love it!


 
cindy312
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In response to scrapinsmiles

I have an old one by EK Success and I hate it. So that's an anti-vote!

Cindy


 
stephie056
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In response to cindy312

another vote for CM


 
Angelica
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  • cindy312 Said:
I have an old one by EK Success and I hate it. So that's an anti-vote!

Cindy



Is it the one that I referenced?


 
cindy312
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  • Angelica Said:
  • cindy312 Said:
I have an old one by EK Success and I hate it. So that's an anti-vote!

Cindy



Is it the one that I referenced?



No. Mine is a Circle Scissor. Maybe the problem is operator error, but I just can't get it to work consistently well.

Cindy


 
MrsAnnieS
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In response to cindy312

My favorite ever are the plates I bought at goodwill. For $2 I got 4 different sized plates that I use to cut circles, but that's just because I haven't gotten around to buying something different! But when you're in a pinch your kitchen has many fun things to use for circles!


 
glensgirl
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In response to MrsAnnieS

CM is awesome for fool proof circles. I don't have the larger set though so I don't know how large they go to?

For large circles I use the We R Memory Keepers system. It takes some practice to get the circle perfect - try on scrap paper first. I love how precise you can make the circles - it's priceless.


 
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