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Old 08-15-2019, 08:58 AM
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:46 AM
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I would put a border around both blocks and then trim them down to the exact size needed (upsize blocks) good luck!
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Old 08-16-2019, 08:42 PM
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Originally Posted by osewme View Post
That's what I am planning to do but trimming is going to be such a pain without a square ruler that size. I was so hoping to be able to use my 12 1/2" x 12 1/2" ruler for trimming all those blocks.
An easy way I've found when I need to 'match' blocks is trim the least inconspicuous side(s). Take your 12 1/2" sq, use painters or embroidery tape and mark on for 12 1/4". Then lay it on top of the blk to be trimmed with the taped edges on the 2 edges Not to trim back to 12 1/4"...You only have to trim 2 sides that way. You get it all set together it will be fine. Hope that gives you an idea. I've used it that way several times and have no problems.

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