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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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    That would be great for the 10 minute block.

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    First Off your quilts are very cute for a ggd. I cannot believe there is a bigger sq. ruler also. I would need a bigger sewing room.lol
    pickle

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    i got mine some time ago. it also shows the measurements for making corner and side triangles if doing an on point block quilt. great info to have right on hand when you need it.

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    The biggest square ruler I have is 16 1/2". It sure comes in handy. I think the biggest one made is 24".

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