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I Need A Diamond In A Square Pattern That Doesn't Lose Points

Old 11-19-2017, 07:56 AM
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There are so many ways to make a diamond in a square and I know the
easiest one is to put two squares right side to right side and sew and
cut one diagonally.
I'm not comfortable with this method for where these blocks are going
to be placed.
They are going to "stick out" or float, by themselves on borders and I
don't want to cut the points off. Help please?
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Old 11-19-2017, 08:33 AM
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You could paper-piece. Or you could use this method but it requires the
Bloc Loc Flying Geese ruler.
The instructions for the square in square starts at 3:01
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7f2qCqIPBc
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Old 11-19-2017, 08:38 AM
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paper piecing! I can do that!!!!
thank you, Easy Peasy!
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Old 11-19-2017, 09:45 AM
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after watching the Bloc-Loc video, I think you have gone from being a
helper to "an Enabler". I want this ruler!
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Originally Posted by Mousie View Post
There are so many ways to make a diamond in a square and I know the
easiest one is to put two squares right side to right side and sew and
cut one diagonally.
I'm not comfortable with this method for where these blocks are going
to be placed.
They are going to "stick out" or float, by themselves on borders and I
don't want to cut the points off. Help please?
I cringe whenever I see that method used.
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Old 11-19-2017, 09:54 AM
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I am sold on Deb Tucker's products. From your description I think you want the Square Squared tool, but you may want the Diamond Recs tool instead. I have used both with perfect results.
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Old 11-19-2017, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by bearisgray View Post
I cringe whenever I see that method used.
thank you, bear. I just knew I wasn't going to be happy with that method either.
I mentioned it before someone else did.
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Old 11-19-2017, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Mousie View Post
after watching the Bloc-Loc video, I think you have gone from being a
helper to "an Enabler". I want this ruler!
It's a great ruler to have. I've used other rulers for FG but this remains my favorite by far.
Haven't used it for the Sq. in Sq. but will be using soon. Happy to enable.
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Old 11-21-2017, 03:14 AM
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There is a book by Jodi Barrows. Do you have that? I ended up with two copies. Is it something you can use? It is square in a square, not diamonds.

Marcia

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Old 11-21-2017, 06:42 PM
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A friend saw this thread and messaged me and told me her method of square in
a square. She actually had a thread of her own on here, demonstrating the technique.
Marcia, it is kind of you to tell me about the book. The prices at the post office make
me hesitate to mail anything like that anymore. I'm sure you will be able to gift it
more easily to someone near where you live, but thank you so much.
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