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    Old 05-16-2010, 08:24 AM
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    Quilting Rulers

    What ones you like and dislike, why?
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    Old 05-16-2010, 08:30 AM
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    I like the Tailor brand I have. The colors of the lines are teal, black and red. I can SEE those colors. I have trouble seeing the yellow colors....no matter what fabric I'm laying it on.
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    Old 05-16-2010, 08:31 AM
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    thanks for your fast reply!
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    Old 05-16-2010, 08:33 AM
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    surprising as it may be, not all rulers are created equal -

    the advice to use only one ruler - or brand of ruler - for a project is GOOD advice
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    Old 05-16-2010, 08:36 AM
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    I can't use any of the rulers with the yellow lines. It's just to hard for me to see. I like the standard black lines.
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    Old 05-16-2010, 08:44 AM
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    I like the omnigrid rulers. They have both black and lime green lines and are more visible on most fabrics than any other rulers I have. I might replace my 6x24 with omnigrid soon. The one I have is just black lines, and is very difficult to use on the black fabric that I'm using now.
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    Old 05-16-2010, 09:37 AM
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    Go to a quilt/fabric store and lay out the different rulers on different colors and see which ones appeal to you. I have some color challenge so I like the black lines.

    Also, some rulers add in the 1/4 inch and others don't so be aware when you are buying.

    Have a great day. :-D
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    Old 05-16-2010, 10:04 AM
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    thanks!

    Originally Posted by dakotamaid
    Go to a quilt/fabric store and lay out the different rulers on different colors and see which ones appeal to you. I have some color challenge so I like the black lines.

    Also, some rulers add in the 1/4 inch and others don't so be aware when you are buying.

    Have a great day. :-D
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    Old 05-16-2010, 10:16 AM
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    I agree with bearisgray. Choose one brand and stay with it. I prefer the EZ brand of rulers. The numbers and lines are easy to read and the lines don't disappear over time.
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    Old 05-16-2010, 10:22 AM
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    Whatever brand you buy I've heard it works best if you remove the paper backing if it has one. lol

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-45674-1.htm
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