March 2, 2016

Make Your Own Quilt Ruler Grips

You can easily make your own quilt ruler grips in a few easy steps. I recently bought a couple of new quilt rulers, but I didn't think to get any quilt ruler grips. Also, the ones on my other rulers are starting to wear out a bit. So, wanting to pinch a penny, I decided to make my own ruler grips. They're really simple to make and you most likely have everything you need at home to get started.

  • 1/2 inch double sided tape 
  • 220 fine grit sandpaper. 
  • old pair of scissors (or utility knife)


1. Stick a strip of the tape on the paper side edge of the sandpaper.

2. With scissors or utility knife, cut along the side of the tape to make a strip of sandpaper. Do this over some old newsprint to catch any loose sand. I made a couple strips for future use.

3. Cut 1/2 inch squares from the strip.

4. Peel the tape paper off to expose the sticky side and stick your grips to the back
of your quilt ruler.

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