Less expensive Gripper similar to Gypsy Gripper

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by eggchel, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Dec 26, 2006
    Both Coasts
    Last year I bought a Gypsy Gripper and I love it. It allows me to cut the full length of my ruler without having to reposition my hands, and of course, it protects me from accidentally cutting off one of my fingers, LOL.

    The Gypsy Grippers are rather pricey, ranging from 19.99 upwards.
    If you want to save a few bucks, a similar gripper is available at Fry's Electronics or at Bed Bath and Beyond for only $12.99. It can probably also be found at discount stores that carry "As Seen On TV" type items.

    Here is what it looks like:


    Here is info about how the Gypsy Gripper is used for cutting quilt fabrics:

    My mom also wants to get one to use as a safety grip in her shower.

  2. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey, that's cool! I could definitely use one of those for the longer ruler.... I'll wait for my next Bed Bath & Beyond coupon and go pick one up! Thanks...
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    My mom has one of those in the bathtub and the shower so she ahs something to hang onto in case she starts to fall.
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I have one for my quilting ruler! I love it!

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