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Thread: What's the size of your largest square ruler?

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    Hi all,
    I'm working on a Disappearing 9 patch. Have been tempted to buy a larger ruler to square up my blocks but am wondering how much use I'd get out of it.
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    lots2do

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    Hi, lots. Mine is 12 1/2".

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    I have a 16 1/2" Creative Grids Square ruler. That's the biggest with measuring lines. I have larger size square rulers from 17 to 22 that I had the local glass shop cut for me. No lines but I drew an X from corner to corner.

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    12.5 and I couldn't do without it.

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    I bought 8.5 and am SO sorry I didn't get 12.5!
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    I have a 12 1/2" but I am going to have several others cut up to 24 1/2" :D:D:D

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    12.5

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    20 inch. i got it at Joann's online with a coupon. it has the measurements for side triangles and corner triangles if doing an on point lay out too.

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    I have seen a 24". Can't remember who made it. You could Google and look for it.

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    My largest square ruler is 15". Now that I see nativetexan found a 20" one at Joann's--I'll have to find that! The large ones are better for squaring up corners of quilts. Hubby gets upset when I use his carpenter's squares.

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    I only have a 6.5" but what I *DO* need is a larger cutting mat. The 12x18 works good for most jobs...but then you get to the 12.5" blocks and you're in a pickle...

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    12.5

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    16 1/2, 12 1/2, 6 1/2 and 3 1/2.

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    15 &1/2 is my largest one

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    15" is my largest.

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    20.5" Creative Grids.

    It's not one I use often, but when I need it I'm thrilled that I went ahead and got it.

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    The square ruler can be a real time saver. I'm now using a 12.5" one for squaring some blocks. I also have the new 12.5" from Omnigrid. It is awesome. Not sure how I will use it but would be good for cutting fat quarters.

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    It's an Omnigrip 20.5 I bought it for my friend (because I wanted to be able to borrow it) She gave up quilting and gave it back to me along with her stash!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nativetexan
    20 inch. i got it at Joann's online with a coupon. it has the measurements for side triangles and corner triangles if doing an on point lay out too.
    Amen, that's how I've purchased all my larger rulers... $26.99 depending on the brand for a 12.5" ruler was outrageous... so I bought the ruler pack that had them all for about $32.99 that included the 12.5" ruler and all other smaller ones down with a 50% off coupon off the one item, another 10% off my total order coupon, and my 10% VIP Discount for 70% off - and I was a very happy camper!

    With regards to the question, my largest right now is 12.5" but at some point I will pick up a few that are larger as I have some projects where they would be very useful to have.

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    12 1/2" is my largest square ruler. I use it all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by McQuilter
    12.5 and I couldn't do without it.
    ditto

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    I just got that set of 4 Omnigrid squares that the Creative Seamstress described, for about $17 on sale. Until now, I had a 4" and 15 or 16" square plus a 6x12" and 6.5x24" ruler.

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    Omni grip 20.5".

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    12 1/2"

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