Quilting and Patchwork Rulers

Everything Fabric stocks a Huge range of Quilting and Patchwork Rulers and Templates at Great Prices 

 

Quilting rulers are essential tools for quilters, providing accurate measurements and helping to achieve precision in cutting fabric pieces for quilting projects. These rulers come in various shapes and sizes, each serving a specific purpose in the quilting process. Here are some common types of quilting rulers:

  1. Square Rulers:

    • These rulers are square-shaped and come in various sizes, such as 6.5 inches, 9.5 inches, or 12.5 inches.
    • Square rulers are versatile and used for cutting squares, rectangles, and trimming block units.
  2. Rectangular Rulers:

    • Rectangular rulers are similar to square rulers but come in different proportions. They are handy for cutting strips and rectangles with specific dimensions.
  3. Triangle Rulers:

    • Triangular rulers are designed for cutting triangles of various shapes, including half-square triangles and quarter-square triangles.
    • They help achieve precise angles and ensure accurate piecing.
  4. Hexagon Rulers:

    • Hexagon-shaped rulers are used for cutting hexagon-shaped pieces, which can be a part of more complex quilt block designs.
  5. Specialty Rulers:

    • Some rulers are designed for specific purposes, such as those for cutting specific angles, curves, or specialty shapes.
    • Examples include rulers for Dresden plates, log cabin blocks, and more.
  6. Rotary Cutting Rulers:

    • These rulers often have a grid pattern and are compatible with rotary cutters. The grid helps quilters align and cut fabric with precision.
    • Rotary cutting rulers are available in various shapes and sizes, including square and rectangular options.
  7. Longarm Quilting Rulers:

    • Longarm rulers are longer and are specifically designed for use with longarm quilting machines.
    • They assist in guiding the machine for quilting straight lines, curves, or intricate designs.
  8. Template Rulers:

    • Template rulers are made of transparent plastic and are used to trace and cut specific shapes from fabric.
    • Quilters can create their own templates or use commercially available ones.

When using quilting rulers, it's important to follow some best practices:

  • Accuracy: Ensure that your ruler is marked with clear, accurate measurements, and use it carefully to make precise cuts.

  • Safety: When using rotary cutters with rulers, be mindful of safety. Keep your fingers away from the cutting path, and use a self-healing cutting mat to protect your work surface.

  • Stability: Ensure that the ruler stays in place while cutting by using tools like non-slip pads or grip-enhancing features on the ruler.

Investing in a variety of quilting rulers can greatly enhance the efficiency and accuracy of your quilting projects, making the cutting process more enjoyable and helping you achieve professional-looking results.

Most of the Quilting Rulers we stock are designed by Quilters - for Quilters.

Amongst the Brands, we carry Creative Grids is the most diverse ruler brand in the world. Creative Grids Rulers offer the complete package - a quality product; pattern & book support; and education. 

Creative Grids Rulers and Templates trademark grip and accurate markings are why Creative Grids are the top non-slip ruler manufacturer in the industry. Top designers feature our rulers and templates in their books and patterns.

We offer video tutorials for every product. With over 150 rulers, we have the tool you need to complete your next project.

As well as Creative Grids Rulers, we carry many other brands, including

Jaybird Quilts

Marti Michell

Doug Leko

Slit-n-Sew

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