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Thread: I need help on making a 2.5 Twister template

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    I need help on making a 2.5 Twister template

    I am trying to make my own template for a 2.5 square. Can anyone help me with the math? I need to know the measurements for making the x. Thanks

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    Try 2 1/2 square,facing you,up 5/8 (mark) that's the right side, then up around the corner mark 5/8 over from corner,around another corner 5/8 down,around the last corner do the last 5/8's.that should work.Does that make since?

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    I did a 2 inch square into a twister ruler. I put my marks from the 3/4 inch to 3/4 inch measurement on four sides? It turned out twisted but not twister shaped so you would want a bit more of an angle. I had to log out to answer your thread it would not come up in the regular forum. One problem with going down to a 2 inch square was that I was leery of making the angle too steep due to the seam allowances. My Christmas tree is now a Twisted tree rather than twister but I love it anyway. It's got it's own Charlie Brown Christmas Tree thing going on. Hopefully I will get it posted before Christmas if my DIL will help. Good luck!

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    Lay your square on another twister at the x and the lines will always match up. Just mark where they belong. This works on any size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Connie in CO View Post
    Try 2 1/2 square,facing you,up 5/8 (mark) that's the right side, then up around the corner mark 5/8 over from corner,around another corner 5/8 down,around the last corner do the last 5/8's.that should work.Does that make since?
    Is this what you mean?

    One could mark any size template plastic to get the square size one wanted.
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    Thanks for asking, I will be interested in the replies from those who have already done it or own on.

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    Don't they sell the 2.5" template?
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    Divide the size of the template by 4 and that is where you put your mark on each side. So if your template is 5" and you divide that by 4 you would mark the template 1.25" on each side to draw the lines. I did it on a 3" template and it worked great. I think what noahcats suggests would also work.
    Lorraine

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    Thanks for all the idea's!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grambi View Post
    Don't they sell the 2.5" template?
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