How to Cut Strips and Squares Accurately Using Guidelines Rulers

How to Cut Perfect Strips:

You want your strips to be exactly the same size from top to bottom.

The Fabric Guide on the Guidelines Ruler makes it easy.

Set the Fabric Guide on the Guidelines Ruler for the width of strip you want to cut. The Fabric Guides edge will catch the fabric's edge for perfect alignment.

Grooves in the Fabric Guides lock dead center onto the measurement lines underneath the Guidelines Ruler, making it easy to line up the exact same way every time and cut perfect squares.

Using 2 Guidelines Rulers
Connected As a 24" Ruler

This way, you can cut strips from the full width of fabric only folded once to two layers (about 22" long).

Most quilters find it easier to cut straight strips this way.

Using 1 Guidelines Ruler

To cut strips from the full width of fabric using 1 Ruler, it will need to be folded twice to four layers (about 11" long).

How to Cut Perfect Squares:

You want all four sides of your squares to be exactly the same size.

Set the Fabric Guide on the Guidelines Ruler for the width of squares you want. The Fabric Guides edge will catch the fabric's edge for perfect alignment.

If you just squared up your fabric, you'll have selvedge edges on both ends of the strip.

Trim off just inside the selvedge.

Then, cut squares by lining up the edge of the strip
to the Fabric Guide's edge.


Guidelines Rulers are:

  • Non-Slip
  • Connectable
  • Unbreakable
  • Comes with Angle Line Marker
  • Left-Handed Friendly
  • Safer for Rotary Cutting
  • Let You Square Up Your Fabric the Super Easy Way