Tools for Measuring ~ Sewing and Quilting

Rulers, Templates, Gypsy Grippers & Other Notions

 

Jean and the crew have picked out these great Notions as ones we like to work with ourselves. We think you'll like them as much as we do! We will be adding more Notions as new and exciting ones come in.

Creative Grids Stitchin' Post Ruler

 


Creative Grids Ruler with Stitchin' Post Logo

This new Creative Grids Rule with our Logo on it is 2.5" x 6.5" it's a handy size to have.

$7.00 [Add to Cart]

mini hex n more ruler jaybird quilts

Mini Hex N More Ruler
by Jaybird Quilts

The Mini Hex N More Keychain in 3 1/2" tall and just under 3" wide. The ball and chain can be removed and you can use her to cut hexagons, half hexagons, jewels, & triangles!

$6.50 [Add to Cart]

Learn how to use this ruler on Julie's Blog!

Jaybird Quilts Sidekick Ruler
click on the ruler for a peek at the directions

Sidekick Ruler
by Jaybird Quilts

With the Sidekick ruler, you can cut 3 shapes--diamonds, triangles, and half triangles--in 4 sizes. All shapes are cut from strips. Cut a strip and then cut the desired shape or shapes form the strip. You can cut different shapes, one after another, with no waste from cut to cut.
Patterns and Books using this Ruler

$18.00 [Add to Cart]

Jaybird Quilts Hex n More Ruler
click on the ruler for a peek at the directions

Hex N More Ruler
by Jaybird Quilts

This ruler allows you to cut 4 different shapes--Hexagons, half-hexagons, 60 degree triangles, and "jewels" (a combined triangle/hexagon shape)--in 4 different sizes! Several patterns from Jaybird Quilts use this ruler.
Patterns and Books using this Ruler

$24.00 [Add to Cart]

Visit the Jaybird Quilts blog for cutting tutorials...

creative grids trapezoid strip ruler

45° Trapezoid Strip Ruler
#CGRSRTRAP by Creative Grids

Use the straight side of this single strip ruler to cut 2 1/2" strips – or use the pre-cuts that are on the market. Turn-a-Round the ruler to cut trapezoids that finish 6". Place two strips of fabric – right sides together – and cut 3 pair of trapezoids at one time without wasting any fabric. The holes in the ruler enable the rotary cutter to cut the triangles without damaging the ruler. Our exclusive embedded gripper dots hold the fabric while cutting when pressure is applied.

$25.00 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

lazy angle ruler creative grids

Lazy Angle® Ruler
#CGR3754 by Creative Grids

Make hundreds of Lazy Angle® blocks in 1" to 6" finished sizes. Learn the simple technique of cutting and piecing A & B shapes to create a multitude of patterns. This ruler is featured in the book, "Lazy & Lovin’ It" book. Our exclusive embedded gripper dots hold the fabric while cutting when pressure is applied.

$22.50 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

creative grids ruler

4 ½” 90º Double Strip Ruler
#CGRDBS90 by Creative Grids

Use the straight side of this double strip ruler to cut 1 1/2" and 2 1/2" strips – or use the pre-cuts that are on the market. Sew these strips together to create a 4 1/2" wide strip set. Turn-a-Round the ruler to cut 90° triangles that finish 4". Place two strips of fabric – right sides together – and cut 3 pair of quarter-square triangles at one time without wasting any fabric. The holes in the ruler enable the rotary cutter to cut the triangles without damaging the ruler. Our exclusive embedded gripper dots hold the fabric while cutting when pressure is applied.

$27.50 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

straight out of line

Straight Out Of Line Ruler
#CGRKA3 by Creative Grids

The Straight Out of Line ruler creates unique four-patch blocks with the illusion of curves. Ruler markings make it possible to cut squares from 4" – 10" squares – and every half-inch in between. The finished size of the pieced blocks is approximately 3/4" less than the cut block. Our exclusive embedded gripper strips hold the fabric while cutting when pressure is applied.

$19.50 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

curves for squares ruler

Curves for Squares Ruler
#CGRKA1 b
y Creative Grids
6" X 24"

Curves for Squares is one of a range of rulers that make cutting gentle curves from squares and rectangles simple and easy. These curved squares and rectangles can replace these traditional shapes in any pattern to create a sense of movement for a dramatic effect. Designed by Karla Alexander for Creative Grids.

$26.50 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

curves for rectangles ruler

Curves for Rectangles Ruler
#CGRKA2 b
y Creative Grids
6" X 24"

Curves for Rectangles is one of a range of rulers that make cutting gentle curves from squares and rectangles simple and easy. These curved squares and rectangles can replace these traditional shapes in any pattern to create a sense of movement for a dramatic effect. Designed by Karla Alexander for Creative Grids.

$26.50 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

split seconds creative grids ruler

Split Seconds Ruler for Squares
#CGRKA5 b
y Creative Grids

The Split Seconds Slotted Ruler is one of a range of rulers created to make cutting gentle curves from squares, rectangles, or pieced blocks simple and easy. Cut gentle “S” curves from 7” – 18” squares. This multi-purpose tool features Non-Slip Gripper Strips and cuts squares, rectangles, or pieced blocks in half vertically – with a curve. These pieced curve units can then be cut horizontally and pieced into curved four-patches. Made in the USA. Designed by Karla Alexander.

$33.50 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

circle savvy ruler

Circle Savvy Ruler
#CGRSAV1 by Creative Grids

Cut circles, semi-circles, and quarter-circles from 3" to 15 1/2" and every 1/2" in between. Cut a freezer paper template to the finished size and then cut the fabric 1/2" larger to add the seam allowance. Or, if you prefer piecing curves, cut the background and the circles with the same ruler.

$36.50 [Add to Cart]

Download the Instructions

spiderweb ruler creative grids

Spider Web Ruler

Optional for QA# 210
(Karla Alexander)

$21.50 [Add to Cart]

 

Directions for How to Use the Spiderweb Ruler

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Whirligig Template

by Creative Grids
Cut from 5" Squares, Create 5" Pieced blocks, Combine pieced blocks from the entire series

$15.00 [Add to Cart]

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Half Square/Quarter Square Template

by Creative Grids
Cut from 5" Squares, Create 5" Pieced blocks, Combine pieced blocks from the entire series

$15.00 [Add to Cart]

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Hatchet Template

by Creative Grids
Cut from 5" Squares, Create 5" Pieced blocks, Combine pieced blocks from the entire series

$15.00 [Add to Cart]

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Set on Point Square Template

by Creative Grids
Cut from 5" Squares, Create 5" Pieced blocks, Combine pieced blocks from the entire series

$15.00 [Add to Cart]

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Snowball Template

by Creative Grids
Cut from 5" Squares, Create 5" Pieced blocks, Combine pieced blocks from the entire series

$15.00 [Add to Cart

lil twister ruler

Lil' Twister & Twister Rulers

Pinwheel tool--includes tool, instructions, & pattern.

Lil' Twister - for 5" Squares
$12.00
[Add to Cart]

Regular Size Twister Ruler - for 10" Squares
$21.00 [Add to Cart]

i spy templates come quilt with me

Eye Spy Quilt Templates
From Come Quilt With Me

Packet includes 2 laser cut acrylic templates (3 1/2" hexagon, 1 3/4" triangle) with 1/4" seam allowances & Seam Slots, plus a baby quilt pattern.

$16.00 [Add to Cart]

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Add an Eighth Ruler
With its specially designed 1/8" lip, you can use your rotary cutter with templates, prevent template shaving, and simplify foundation and paper piecing. Works great to trim off excess fabric, and provides a straight edge for placement of pieces.

6" Add-An-Eighth $7.00
[Add to Cart]

add a quarter ruler

Add a Quarter Ruler
With its specially designed 1/4" lip, you can use your rotary cutter with templates, prevent template shaving, and simplify foundation and paper piecing. Works great to trim off excess fabric, and provides a straight edge for placement of pieces.

6" Add-A-Quarter $7.00
12" Add-A-Quarter $10.00
18" Add-A-Quarter $15.00

[Add to Cart]

omnigrid 96 and 96L rulers

OmniGrid 96L Ruler
for Half Square Triangles


96L Ruler $15.00
[Add to Cart]

Omnigrid 98 ruler

OmniGrid 98L Ruler
for Quarter Square Triangles


98L Ruler $15.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrid 2.5" Square Ruler

2.5" sq $5.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrid 4.5" Square Ruler

4.5" sq $10.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrid 6" Square Ruler

6" sq $11.50
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 6.5" Square Ruler

6.5" sq $14.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 8.5" Square Ruler

8.5" sq $18.00
[Add to Cart]
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OmniGrid 9.5" Square Ruler

9.5" sq $18.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 12.5" Square Ruler

12.5" sq $27.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrid 15" Square Ruler

15" sq $32.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 20.5" Square Ruler

20.5" sq $56.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 2"x8" Ruler

2 x 8 Ruler $11.50
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrid 3"x18" Ruler

3 x 18 Ruler $17.00 [Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 6"x12" Ruler

6 x 12 Ruler $18.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 6"x24" Ruler

6 x 24 Ruler $26.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrid 6.5"x24" Ruler

6.5 x 24 Ruler $25.00
[Add to Cart]
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OmniGrip 8.5"x 12" Ruler

8 x 12 Ruler $20.00
[Add to Cart]

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OmniGrip 8.5"x 24" Ruler

8.5 x 24 Ruler $32.00
[Add to Cart]

clearly perfect angles tool

Clearly Perfect Angles
This template easily clings to acrylic sewing tables, so it is always in position and ready to sew accurate angles--all without paper, pencils or pins. 1/4" and 5/8" seam guides. Use to make triangle squares, flying geese, snow balls, miters and binding. No waste fabric calculations included.

$10.00 [Add to Cart]

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Ultimate Point Trimmer

$7.50 [Add to Cart]

flying geese ruler

Quilt in a Day Large Flying Geese Ruler
This ruler will make flying geese that are
4" x 8 " and 2" x 4" finished size. Instructions included.

$11.00 [Add to Cart]

flying geese ruler

Quilt in a Day Small Flying Geese Ruler
This ruler will make flying geese that are 3" x 6" and 1.5" x 3" finished size. Instructions included.

$10.00 [Add to Cart]

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Quilt in a Day Mini Ruler Set
Two Mini Geese Rulers and a 2 1/2" Fussy Cut Ruler. Mini Geese Ruler One is for 2"x4" and 1"x2" finished geese, Mini Geese Ruler Two is for 1.5"x3" and 3/4"x1.5" finished geese.

$16.00 [Add to Cart]

invisagrip non slip ruler backing

Omnigrid InvisiGrip

Removable/repositionable plastic cling film that sticks to the bottom of your rulers & templates to keep them from sliding. (12.5" x 1 yard - Trim to fit)

$8.50 [Add to Cart]

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5-in-1 Sliding Gauge
The 5 in 1 Sliding Gauge is the "go-to" sewing notion. Whether quilting or sewing, you can use this versatile and accurate tool to measure, mark, and create. In the past, five different tools were used to do the job of this one gauge: Spacing and Marking Buttonholes, Seam Allowance Gauge, Hem Gauge, Circle Compass, and T-Gauge.

$14.50 [Add to Cart]

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Collins Machine Seam Gauge & Adhesive Guide

$9.00 [Add to Cart]

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Little Gripper
Gives you more grip on small rulers

$6.50 [Add to Cart]

 

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Double End Gypsy Gripper
Gives you more grip on your long rulers

$20.00 [Add to Cart]

 

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