Make Rulers Non-Slip with This Quick Fix

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Do your rulers tend to shift, causing your cuts to be off? Don’t feel alone if slipping rulers are an issue for you. It’s obvious by the number of “fixes” out there that this is a common problem.

Here’s a no-fail solution, and one that uses a common item found in many homes – sandpaper. It’s a simple fix, and one that can be done quickly.

Make Rulers Non-Slip with This Quick Tip

Photo from Craft Critique.

Affix sandpaper squares or strips to the back of the ruler using glue or double sided tape. Voila. Done. A very effective fix for little time and effort.

Monica from Cut, Stitch + Piece outlines her method in the article below. Notice her recommendation for what sandpaper grit works best.

Click here for the “Make Your Own Quilt Ruler Grips” article.

Susan from Raisin Toast has a different method with several useful insights.

Click here for the “Never Slip your Rotary Ruler Again” article.

Read through both articles before proceeding and choose what works best for you.

Image Source: The photo at the top of the page is from “Rotary Cutting Tips” by Julie at The Crafty Quilter.


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