Category Archives: ruler quilting

Designing for Ruler Guided Quilting

This will be the last post before taking my annual summer break. I wanted to do a few posts on Ruler-Guided quilting, but life gets in the way of writing instructions, making samples, taking pictures and sitting in front of the computer. … Continue reading

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Summer Snowballs

Last week it was still winter. The ice was melting. Crystals of ice sang to each other and to us, as they gently swayed in the breeze and nudged each other along the shoreline. Occasionally there was a bang as … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 Reveal

Finishing one project seems to make it okay to add a dozen new ones! First, the finish…  This sampler of quilting with rulers will be a quick visual of designs I may or may not use in future projects. The … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 6

This was one of the first blocks I designed. It takes a more modern approach – ignoring lines that define the border and corner blocks. It is not difficult, just a little more involved so the instructions are a little … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 5

This week we will mix it up a bit, just in case you are tired of simply working with the Arc ruler. My intention was to use one ruler per block but the straight ruler is such a standard item, … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 4

This is definitely my favorite block so far.  Here are the particulars: RULER: 12/13″ arc LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: 101, Beginner Ruler Quilting, some experience Free Motion Quilting (FMQ) DESIGNS: cross-hatch butterfly, square 3 peaks, border cross-hatch orbit star, corner sunrise, … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 3

In Block 3 we will start using the Arc ruler. During the summer, when I was preparing for this series, I jotted down designs I liked and was surprised at how many used an arc pattern. So much so, that … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block Two

This week we are making Block Two of a Ruler Quilting Sampler quilt. It is not nearly as involved as Block 1 was.  Here are the particulars: RULER: 2 1/2″ Circle Ruler (finishes as 2″ circles) LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: 101, … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block One

Finally! The day is here and we can start to play! If you have not read my previous posts, review them for prep and set-up. This week we are making Block One of a Ruler Quilting Sampler quilt: Here are … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Prep and Set-up

In previous posts, I talked about the benefits of using rulers for quilting on a domestic machine, what some of your options are for grips, and I showed you the bag I made for storing my rulers. Next week, I … Continue reading

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