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Thread: lil twister ruler please help

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    lil twister ruler please help

    I have the primitive gatherings mini twister ruler. I would like to know do you have to have the same size blocks or can they be a bit larger. it calls for 3 1/2 and mine are 4 inches. do I have to cut them down or will it still work. My thoughts are it will still work but need someones advice that have used these rulers?
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    The ruler goes on the intersection of 4 blocks, so you can use larger squares to start. You'll have a little more waste, but if you cut them down, the trimmings will be lost anyway. Just use the larger ones and save yourself some work.
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    thanks that is what I thought to

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    Since the blocks are finished this really doesn's apply, but the bigger the blocks the more waste. Will look forward to seeing you finished quilt.
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    They will work. You will just have a lot more waste.

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    I really like the looks of these little twister quilts - who comes up with these great ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nammie to 7 View Post
    I really like the looks of these little twister quilts - who comes up with these great ideas?
    Crazy people like myself, Rose, Stephanie and a few others. Lol!

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    A quick idea. Cut a cardboard square 4 inches. Mark centre of the square. Place ruler on top machine centre keep square . Mark the line positions . Remove ruler and join dots. Make a copy on plastic so can see centre. Should reduce waste. Somewhere on the Ethernet is a tute showing how to make your own twister ruler. Sorry lost link.
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