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Thread: Any suggestions for rulers with protectors

  1. #1
    Junior Member
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    May 2009

    Any suggestions for rulers with protectors

    I have those suction grippers to put on my larger rulers, but can anyone recommend another type of ruler(s) with finger guards ?
    I know I saw a place one time with different style slotted rulers but can't find it now.
    I also saw something once called rollin ruler that was a ruler with rotary blade attached ??
    Any help appreciated.

  2. #2
    Super Member
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    Mar 2011
    Central NJ
    I don't remember what they were called...I want to think 'finger guard'. There was a thread here on the board not too long along discussing them with a link. Try a search and see if they might work for you.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
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    Nov 2011
    June Tailor Shape Cut is a slotted ruler (larger is 18", smaller is 12") that allows you to cut strips by folding your fabric and slicing in the slots. They are marked for 1/2" or 1/4" (1/4" is a little tricky to get the hang of, but there are directions and a video) and the slots are 1" apart up to 12" or 18". You square up the end of the folded fabric and then follow the slots for 2" or 2 1/2" strips, etc. I used it to make piano keys of all different widths, just sliced until I ran out of fabric, made alot of them! Easy to use, no finger cuts, lots easier than aligning the ruler each and every slice!

  4. #4
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    Mar 2011
    Mechanicsville, IA
    What about the TruCut rulers and their matching ergonomic rotary cutter. The ruler has a lip on it and the rotary cutter has a guide that fits over the lip. I also used their non-slip circles on the under side of the ruler.
    Cheryl Robinson
    APQS Millenium Longarm with Intelliquilter

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    I use the Quilters Slide Lock. I have both sizes. It works with every ruler I use. http://quiltersslidelock.com/
    Got fabric?

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