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Add a Quarter  Quilt Ruler

Add-a-quarter
Designed by Carolyn McCormick for CM Designs, this specially designed lip on this ruler automatically allows 1/4 inch seam allowance to any angle for your rotary cutter. Great to use when foundation piecing.

 

Strip Tube Ruler

The Strip Tube Ruler from Cozy Quilt Designs

X Block Ruler

X-Block Rulers
Designed by Patricia Pepe for Quilt Queen Designs. These rulers are designed to be placed on top of a specific block, matching the seams of the block with the lines on the ruler.  Cut around the block, then sew your new blocks together for intricate looking designs. Note:  this method assumes generous 1/4" seams.  Do a test block first to check the alignment of your seams to the lines of the tool before starting your project. Patterns using this ruler can be found here: Quilt Queen X Block Patterns

Perfect Half Square & Quarter Square Triangles.

If you are a fan of the traditional way to make Half Square Triangle blocks, this ruler is for you. The ruler has a guide to mark the sewing and cutting line. Center your square on the 45-degree marking and square up the finished block. Piece two half- squares together to make perfect quarter-square triangle. It's a quick and easy way to make perfect half-square and quarter-square triangles.

Watch the videoWatch the video to see how easy it is.

 

Super 60  Quilt Ruler

The Super 60 is the most versatile Clearview Triangle. It is a complete 30 degree - 60 degree - 120 degree rotary cutting tool. Make faster cuts for 60-degree designs that include 120- degree triangles and diamonds by using the Super 60. Easily rotary cut any pattern that utilizes these angles. This ruler is made of 1/8" thick clear acrylic with black line marking every 1/8 inch.

The patterns below are designed for 60 degree rulers like the Super 60 above, or the CGR 60 by Creative Grid.  Artistically Engineered Designs is the creator of Triangle Frenzy, a versatile series of quilting patterns that produce visually stunning projects such as small table runners, table toppers, lap quilts, and regular sized quilts. Based on a simple equilateral triangle (An equilateral triangle features three sides of equal length.), arranged in many configurations for endless variations, Triangle Frenzy is a full color paper pattern that comes with step-by-step, illustrated instructions for experienced beginners or intermediate level quilters.  Simply cut some triangles, spin them around, rearrange them, and sew them together! Create table runners, mantle runners, bed runners, and and more, using equilateral triangles. Click on the picture thumbnails to see them up close.

Triangle Frenzy Quilt Pattern

Triangle Frenzy Swirl

Triangle Frenzy

Triangle Frenzy Table Runner

Triangle Frenzy Hexagon

 

Twister Ruler

Remember the fun you had twisting the night away to the sounds of Chubby Checker? You’ll have the same good time creating fabulous pinwheel projects with the Twister tool. Twister’s are new tools that have simplified an old technique with easy to follow instructions. With two sizes available, you can choose to use charm packs or layer cakes for your quilt project. The sky is the limit for projects that you can create with the Twister tool!

Watch the videoWatch the video to learn how to use this ruler

 

  • Itty Bitty Pinwheels PatternOrder the 1-1/2" square Itty Bitty Twister Ruler, which comes with a free pattern for the 10" square quilt to the right.  (Uses
    2-1/2" squares) for $10.00.
  • Order the 3-1/2" square Lil Twister Ruler for $10.95 (Uses Charm Pack or 5" Squares)
  • Order the 8" square Twister Ruler for $19.85 (Uses Layer Cakes or 10" squares)
  • Order the Let's Twist Book for $18.00 Featuring a dozen fun, fast and easy patterns using both the Lil' Twister and the Twister from aprons to tablerunners.

Twister Book

Halloween Twist Pattern for the Lil Twister Ruler Twisted Christmas Pattern for the Lil Twister Ruler Hearts Delight Kit and Pattern for the Lil Twister Ruler
  Garland and Wreath pattern
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10 Degree Mini WedgeTen Degree Mini Wedge

This Mini ten degree wedge tool makes 25" circles. The tool is made of 1/8th inch acrylic plastic and is silk screened with inch lines. To make a circle you'll need 36 wedges.  The tool includes reproducible circular graph paper and a complimentary tree skirt pattern.

Made by Phillips Fiber Art, the ten degree wedge used in the books, Quilts Without Corners.


Watch the videoWatch the video to learn how to use this ruler

 

Yes, we carry Fabric Grabbers and Rotating Mats!

Binding Miter Tool

Makes mitered bindings on your quilts a snap! Comes with complete instructions for use.

Sidekick Ruler

Sidekick Ruler

Cut 3 shapes in 4 sizes all from strips using the Sidekick Ruler. Cut diamonds, 60 degree triangles, and half triangles. Comes with full color instructions.

 

 Sidekick Ruler

Bias Square Rulers

Bias Squares
Designed by Nancy J Martin, this ruler allow you to quickly cut pieced triangles from sewn strips of fabric. Perfect for making fast-and-easy half-square triangles! 

Ultimate Point Trimmer Ruler

Ultimate Point Trimmer
Perfect your piecing, simplify your quilting and save your valuable time with the Ultimate Point Trimmer. This indispensable, inexpensive tool helps you trim seam allowances at points. Now you can quickly cut through 4 layers of any patch size or shape having a 45degree angle. Reduce bulk in seams, minimize show-through and align patches perfectly for machine piecing with the Point Trimmer.


Clear Fabric Grabbers

Clear Fabric Grabbers.  Make your acrylic tools and rulers non-slip! Clear fabric grabbers stick on any acrylic tool to prevent slippage. Made of a semi-sticky, transparent plastic for a better grip than the sandpaper-like fabric grippers. 25 In a package. Peel off backing.

Sandpaper GripsSandpaper Grips

36ct small, fine, adhesive sandpaper circles. Applied to the corners of rulers to hold firmly in place when rotary cutting. Also hold templates when marking seam allowances on fabric.

Order Sandpaper Grips for $3.49.
 

Little Gypsy Gripper

The Little Gripper
Fussy cutting small squares?  Don't risk a nick!  This gripper's single suction cup will work with smooth surface rulers and templates under 4in wide. Use it on all small rulers and templates.

Small but mighty, The Little Gripper is 2-3/4" wide and 2-3/4" tall, and weighs in at just 2-1/4 ounces. It is made of durable plastic, is washable and water proof.
 

 

Quilt Fabric
Cutting Edge Repositionable Vinyl Stop

No more wasted fabric! Make rotary cutting easier, accurate, and less time consuming. These orange vinyl strips adhere to the bottom of any smooth acrylic ruler (No sticky tape!). The thickness creates an edge that stops at the fabric. Cut with confidence and consistency.  Cutting Edge

   

These rulers can be ordered online at Quiltbug.com or by calling toll free 1-888-817-6577