I took out a new blade after cleaning my rotary cutter.
I oiled my blade with a bit of WD40.
I then gave it another shot! Unfortunately, it was still like running a knife through cardboard. Oh well, I tried! What could also be an issue is my rotary cutter. Is it possible that it works in some rotary cutters and not in others? Regardless, I am very thankful for the suggestions!!! I have learned a lot through blogging and so grateful that I have gotten to know other wonderful bloggers out there!
I was able to cut my strips out for the Charlotte's Baskets Quilt (with a different blade). On Wednesday, I may be able to sew for an evening with the ladies at my local quilt shop! I am very excited!