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Thread: My new ruler

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    Senior Member Pickle's Avatar
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    I was shopping on line at Jo anns and saw a 20in sq. ruler.on sale. Well I bought it , it was a very good deal. It was delivered last evening and let me say it is huge. I am now wondering just what I will ever use it for.Talk about a large sq. quilt. lol
    pickle :lol:

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    I have one and I use it a lot more than I thought I would. It's great for tee-shirt quilts and larger blocks that need to be squared up. I place a little piec of masking tape on the measurment that I want the block to be. I am amazed at how often I use it. You were lucky and got yours on sale. I paid full price at the LQS and I don't regret the purchase.

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    I have that ruler, as well. I don't need it often, when I do, I'm glad I have it. If you ever have to square up a large block, you will use it.

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    I always use my large square ruler when squaring up my quilts.

    Jan in VA

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    I've got one and LOVE it! It's especially helpful when making larger blocks like the ones I used for my GGDs's quilts. I'm even searching for a bigger one.
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    Love your quilts!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by raptureready
    I've got one and LOVE it! It's especially helpful when making larger blocks like the ones I used for my GGDs's quilts. I'm even searching for a bigger one.
    Love your cute stars but the best ones the pink!! 8-)

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    those are so cute!

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    I love my bigger ones too. I use it to square things up and cut out large blocks and center them too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by raptureready
    I've got one and LOVE it! It's especially helpful when making larger blocks like the ones I used for my GGDs's quilts. I'm even searching for a bigger one.
    I think a bigger square would be a bit unwieldy. I love the 20" but sometimes it's a pain.

    When I'm working with larger blocks or squaring quilts, I use the Salem 24" folding ruler.

    http://www.checkerdist.com/products/notions/?v=S060
    (I KNOW I didn't pay that much...it was under $30 so look around. I just wanted to provide a picture).

    The great thing about it is that it doesn't take up space at all, and is very portable.

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