5-Petal Cutters

Decorating By newbaker55 Updated 17 Mar 2010 , 1:51pm by Jenn2179

newbaker55 Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 12:15am
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I haven't had the best luck making roses from individual petal cutters. I saw a YouTube video demonstration of rose-making with the 5-petal cutter, so I thought I'd give it a try. I've seen several brands, some in sets, others sold individually in various sizes. Any thoughts on the best cutter purchase? TIA icon_biggrin.gif

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icer101 Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 12:29am
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wilton pink rose cutter set is nice to start with. they are easy to make. fmm brand are good ones.. and the jem brand makes a great rose cutter. all in one cutter. i love them all. hth the bigger the rose. the bigger the center and the bigger the petal cutters.

Texas_Rose Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 1:55am
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The Wilton pink rose cutters were a waste of money for me...it's not a 5 petal cutter if I have to cut between each petal. Maybe they've changed it since I bought mine though. The ones I prefer are Jem cutters, in a variety of sizes. The more sizes you have, the more realistic you can make your roses, since the outer petals are usually larger than the inner petals. I have 60mm, 80mm and 110 mm...wish I had more but at $6 each I add to my collection very slowly.

newbaker55 Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 9:55am
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Thanks for the input. icon_smile.gif I was leaning toward the JEM cutters, but since they are a bit pricey, didn't want to buy something I'd end up not using.

Lyndseyb52 Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 10:10am
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I use the FMM 5 petal rose cutter and found it really good, much easier than individual petal cutters.

Lyndsey xx

Anita8 Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 10:22am
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I use the F M M Rose Cutter and I think it's great.

TexasSugar Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 1:51pm
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Mine are either fmm or pme, which ever are the cream colored plastic. I have like 5 different sizes of them.

FullHouse Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 1:57pm
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I have the 60, 80, 90 & 100mm JEM cutters and love them. I have used the Wilton - once - wasn't happy with having to cut each petal to separate them. Before I invested in the JEM cutters, I just used circle cutters to make each petal individually. There is a thread on here from a few months ago where Tonedna helps out with how to use the JEM cutters. I'll see if I can find a link for you.

newbaker55 Posted 16 Mar 2010 , 10:51pm
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Thanks again, all. Special thanks to you FullHouse for the Tonedna thread icon_biggrin.gif

AKS Posted 17 Mar 2010 , 1:26am
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I use the JEM-love 'em!

FullHouse Posted 17 Mar 2010 , 1:46pm
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Happy to help. Gotta LOVE Edna!!!!

Jenn2179 Posted 17 Mar 2010 , 1:51pm
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I use the JEM 5 petal cutters too.

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