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Old 11-30-2018, 04:17 PM
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I decided to try using rubber cement on the back of my ruler today. It goes on milky but dries clear. I have tried the stick on dots but with limited success. The rubber cement does not totally prevent slipping but it does make the ruler less slippery on the fabric. It was only about $4.75 so it was worth a shot.image.jpeg
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What a good idea
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Old 11-30-2018, 04:58 PM
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I use this all the time. It can eventually get yucky looking and then all you do is peal it off and reapply it. I love it especially on my longarm rulers.
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Originally Posted by eparys View Post
I use this all the time. It can eventually get yucky looking and then all you do is peal it off and reapply it. I love it especially on my longarm rulers.
this was my first thought about the rubber cement... glad to hear it is easily replaced
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I put clear nail polish, then sprinkle table salt into the wet polish. It gives it a sandpaper-y finish that grips fabric well and keeps my rulers from sliding.

Maybe sprinkling some table salt into the wet rubber cement would reduce the slippery-ness further, and be less permanent than nail polish!
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Old 11-30-2018, 10:01 PM
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I take the thin strips of Steady Betty and cut into quarter-inch squares. They have peel-and-stick adhesive already on them.
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I cut tiny pieces of shelf liner and use E6000 glue to glue them to the back in strategic spots on my ruler. Works great.

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And it smells good!
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Old 12-01-2018, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by lyric girl View Post
Haven't tried this yet, but Jamie Wallen swears by this stuff.
here's a video about it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNLZzQGlxmM
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I've put double sided scotch tape on the back side of sandpaper and punched out dots with my paper punch. Then stuck them to the ruler. Has really helped making the ruler more non-skid
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