Learn to use the 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Learn to use the 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler

If you loved the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler, then you’ll want to give the mini version a go! The 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler may be smaller than it’s companion, but it has more than enough tricks up its sleeve!

Quilt Designer Krista Moser of The Quilted Life developed the 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler for Creative Grids to help you make sharp and accurate diamonds, hexagons, triangles and more. You’ll want this ruler for projects and quilts using smaller, more intricate pieces.

Krista stopped by the Fat Quarter Shop studio to deliver these rulers and show us some eye-catching patterns to quilt up with them! You’ll be able to try out hexagons in a tablerunner first and then explore her other patterns.

The 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler

This smaller ruler can cut Hexagon sized 1.5″ and 4.5″, Triangle sized 1.5″ to 4.5″, and Diamond sized 1.5″ to 4.5″. The grips included on all Creative Grid rulers make cutting these shapes quick with no sliding around! Check out the projects Krista creates with this ruler!

Give the 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler a try

When sewing up Hexagon Twinkle, Krista cut her own strips of Moda Grunge in Metallic.

We have a FREE pattern to get you started. The Hexagon Twinkle Tablerunner will make using this new ruler easy and you’ll be making perfect cuts in no time. Here is what you’ll want to have on-hand to get started.

Krista’s FREE Hexagon Twinkle Tablerunner pattern is the perfect project to try out your new ruler on! All you need is your fabric of choice and your 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler! We have a video tutorial for you as well! Be sure to click here to watch the video if you are reading via email.

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This ruler works best with strips of fabric, so you’ll want to break into your stash of Jelly Rolls and Honey Buns! Krista cut her strips from the Grunge Metallic Collection. She also used a sharp blade and a rotating mat for quick cutting.

We have several other patterns and tutorials you can find on our YouTube Channel that work with the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler.

You may also enjoy the full-size Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler! The ruler coordinates with several new patterns from Krista that we showed in our previous blog! In the meantime, we’d love to see your Hexagon Twinkle tablerunner and other projects!

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