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Old 02-26-2009, 06:47 AM   #1
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Default Cutting mat for a card need help please

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I am still new at this please forgive me. I feel so stupid! I cut a card Black card stock 5x7 no problem I want to cut a White (mat) this way the Black shows what measurement would it be on my Fiskars paper cutter (Purple and Silver). Every time I cut the white mat it is off. I know it is me. Please help me.

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Old 02-26-2009, 06:55 AM   #2
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I would do 4 3/4 X 6 3/4. that is a tricky one if your cutter doesn't have the 3/4 mark!
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Old 02-26-2009, 07:00 AM   #3
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thanks so what you are saying 4 3/4 on 2 sides(right and left), and 6 3/4 (top and bottom).Is that correct ?another stupid question.
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The white portion measurements would be 4 3/4 and 6 3/4. With these you would have 1/8" of black showing on all four sides. HTH
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Old 02-26-2009, 12:15 PM   #6
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All you need to do is take the same amount off each side.

1/4" gives a very fine boarder.

1/2" gives a small stripe.

3/4" give a deeper border.

1" is quiet a nice thick outline.



5 by 7
4 3/4 by 6 3/4
4 1/2 by 6 1/2
4 1/4 by 6 1/4
4 by 5



5 1/2 by 7
5 1/4 by 6 3/4
5 by 6 1/2
4 3/4 by 6 1/4
4 1/2 by 5
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4 by 6
3 3/4 by 5 3/4
3 1/2 by 5 1/2
3 1/4 by 5 1/4
3 by 5

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