When cutting(deleting) a selection with a feather it completely deletes all that is inside the selection and creates the feather with gradually increasing opacity outside the selection line.
On the other hand when the cut selection is pasted (e.g. to a different layer) it has the feather effect applied inside the selection. Thus if I cut a selection from one layer and paste it to a layer above it I have a part of the image along the selection edge lost.
Is there a way around this (still using the feather effect), so that when you cut from a layer and paste to a layer above you don't have anything lost?