Next >︎
To Top

Making Vacuum Sealer Bags

How do I cut a straight line to make bags using the foodsaver roll or any other vacuum bag roll? I have the roll cutter in the machine, but don't want to have to swap rolls in and out every time I need a different size.


We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun this month! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By guest (Guest Post)
September 10, 20050 found this helpful

Buy a personal paper trimmer.It even has a ruler on it .Works great!!You can usually buy them wherever you buy scrapbooking supplies.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 11, 20050 found this helpful

Clever idea! Why didn't I think of that?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
April 22, 20100 found this helpful

Fold the roll back on itself to the size bag you need. Do this on the table. Take a sharp knife and slice at the fold. By the time you do this the machine is hot enough to seal the bottom. Put in food and seal the top.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
May 21, 20170 found this helpful

Folding the roll of bags back on its self is what I've done for years! Be sure that sides are lined up then cut it with a letter opener the kind that has a blade at the bottom of the V. I also use the letter opener to open a bag (same as above) fold the sealed end back over its self) then open with the letter cutter!! WORKS AWSOMELY!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 13, 20100 found this helpful

Paper trimmers are great if you are trying to cut a large quantity of bags out of rolls. I've been selling vacuum packaging equipment for years now and I usually just tell people to seal the roll where you want it first and then perforate the edges. Let me know if you have any questions, I'd be happy to help!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Vacuum Sealed Corn
Using a Vacuum Sealer
Next >︎
Food and Recipes StorageJuly 31, 2005
Foodsaver on Kitchen Counter
Foodsaver Tips and Tricks
Applying craft sealer to a vase.
Making Homemade Craft Sealer
Vacuum sealer on tile counter with vacuum bag containing a chicken thigh.  Multiple other meat items such as hot dogs are off to the side and two rolls of unused vacuum bags are in the background.
Reusing Vacuum Sealer Bags
Freezing Food Without a Vacuum Sealer
Freezing Food Without a Vacuum Sealer
Summer Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/07/22 06:14:37 in 2 secs.
Loading Something Awesome!