Clean your cutting mat

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The Best Way to Clean Your Cutting Mat

Cutting machines are an investment and like most people I’m always looking for ways to stretch my crafty dollars. One way is extending the life of the cutting mat.


Dish Soap
Lint Free Towel
While I do scrape off the mat after each use, it doesn’t get all the small scraps. From time to time, I have to give my mat a good washing.
before cleaning the mat
Before Cleaning
Wet the mat and add a little dab of dish soap. Use a sponge or a lint free towel to lightly scrub the mat.
cleaning mat with dish soap
Look how easily everything rubs off the mat!
dirt from the mat
After a good rinse, the mat looks good as new. Use a dry lint-free cloth to blot the mat and then leave it to air dry.
after cleaning the mat
After Cleaning
After air drying, the mat will return to feeling tacky. I’ve washed my mats multiple times and I’m still able to use them.
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Crafty Christie

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