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Thread: New Template rulers

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    New Template rulers

    Cool what you all think? http://youtu.be/gdkV_--vsDM

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    Thanks for the link, but I'm way too tight with my money to buy specialized rulers and such, but if you like them that's great, just not for me.

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    I haven't ventured into using my scraps yet...I open the containers their in and I get overwhelmed and close them up and run lol.

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    It's neat if you're cutting from random scraps, but if you have 10" squares like she uses in the video, it's easier to just do this (see link below). No template is required, and all the blocks will have slightly different shapes. You can use any size square, really. It doesn't have to be 10".

    http://mselaineousteachessewing.blog...ilt-block.html

    But, like I said, if you have a pile of random scraps, it would be neat to have a template so that you can cut them into the exact shapes needed for a perfect fit.
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    not for me either I love scrap quilts but I do not need special templates to make them that really looks like a spin off of stack the deck where no templates are needed just another gimmick for sale

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    Great link, moonrise. I've printed this one out. I have many random 10" squares. This may be the answer I've been looking for using them..... Thanks

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    Do not need one more set of templet/rulers I won't use! LOL
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    I love these! Very easy and sure way to use large scraps. Thanks for sharing the link with us.
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    I almost bought the rulers at the international quilt show this year. I talked myself out of it. Would be a good way to use up all of my scraps.

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    Thanks for the link. Always love to see the latest quilting tools out there.

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    I made my own squedge template. Took a photo of it with my camera then printed it out to the size I wanted. Then traced around it on plastic template grid sheets. I have some books with different templates. All I do is enlarge the photo of the template on my computer to the size I want. Usually there are 10-20 template sheets to a package.

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    That is neat..thanks for the link..

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    Thanks for posting this. I can see the possibilities of these. Get a layer cake, slap the rulers on it, cut and done. I can make do with what I have and I don't need them but I'm not a make do type person when it isn't necessary. No enjoyment in that way of thinking. I may not use them but once and that's fine with me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BellaBoo View Post
    Thanks for posting this. I can see the possibilities of these. Get a layer cake, slap the rulers on it, cut and done. I can make do with what I have and I don't need them but I'm not a make do type person when it isn't necessary. No enjoyment in that way of thinking. I may not use them but once and that's fine with me.
    I,like bellaboo, enjoy looking for the easiest way(at least I think so)..... So I have ordered the grid set from my LQS. Should be in in a few days. I have made several crazy quilts using on one the Stack n Slash method and another using muslin as a foundation using two different cutting patterns...both worked well, but I am thinking with these templates one can cut into smaller pieces and just accumulate as you go. Instead of first cutting strips or squares then proceed to cut crazy shapes. I may be wrong in my thinking but will find out in a few days when templates arrive and I "dig in"!

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