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ruler for squaring blocks

Old 09-02-2008, 01:05 PM
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I have a question has anyone on the board ever used one of the special rulers made for squaring up a block. If so is it worth the money and how well do they work? : :?:

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Old 09-02-2008, 02:03 PM
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Are you talking about the yellow plastic ones that are about 24 inches?
I have one like that which I use for straightening some of my edges that do not want to behave. I love it.

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Old 09-02-2008, 02:07 PM
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I have one of the 12-1/2" squares with the 6-1/2" square cutout in the middle. It is very useful for me, since I work in small spaces
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:08 PM
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I have a 12 inch square one that works great!
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Old 09-02-2008, 05:23 PM
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I have several rulers for squaring up. You at least need a 6 in and a 12 in.
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Old 09-03-2008, 12:26 PM
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i thought i had all of them, but ended up buying the 15" one the other day (first quilt with 14 1/2" blocks). i have them down to as small as 3 1/2". i use them all pretty frequently.
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Old 09-03-2008, 01:32 PM
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If you or your husband are a handy dandy, you can make your own from plexiglass...so much cheaper.. :D

My fella made me a full set heres a picture for you!!
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Old 09-03-2008, 01:42 PM
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I have the 3", 5", 6 1/2", 12 1/2" and 15" and use them all.
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Old 09-03-2008, 04:31 PM
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Yes, yes, yes-they are wonderful and worth every penny you spend on them. Try getting them at JoAnn's with a 40% off coupon.
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Old 09-04-2008, 11:18 AM
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I had some little ones made of plexiglass or acrylic - for cutting I Spy squares - and then I put the 1/4 inch masking tape around the edges so I could see what my finished square would look like.

I have several of the squaring rulers. I am looking covetously at the largest one available. They come in very handy.

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