Log Cabin Rulers

My Favorite Log Cabin Rulers

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Marti Michell Video IconIf you want ease, efficiency and accuracy when cutting Log Cabin strips to exact length , look no further! If you have always cut Log Cabin strips to length after sewing them, we hope you will look carefully at the advantages of our new rulers. You may be as surprised as we were to discover how much more quickly—and accurately—blocks can be sewn by first cutting to the exact length.

Block sizes are determined by strip width and how many strips are used to make a block of a desired size. The wider the strip, the fewer strips needed.

Scroll down for ruler details and a close-up look at one of the rulers. Click the Video icon to watch Marti's short demo's. For info on the Log Cabin ABCs book, click the image of the book, above. Click on the book to see some Log Cabin quilts, too!

Product #8227 Log Cabin Ruler for 1/2" and 1" finished strip widths.
Order this ruler $14.00

Log Cabin Ruler #8227 1/2 and 1 inch finished strip widths

Product #8058 Log Cabin Ruler for 5/8" and 1 1/4" finished strip widths.
Acrylic ruler is 3 1/2" x 15". Make blocks up to 13 3/4" square. Order this ruler $14.00

Log Cabin Ruler 8058

Product #8037 (See larger image.)
Log Cabin Ruler for 3/4" and 1 1/2" finished strip widths. Acrylic ruler is 3 3/4" x 15". Make blocks up to 13 1/2" square.
Order this ruler $14.00

8037

Product #8038
Log Cabin Ruler for 1" and 2" finished strip widths. Acrylic ruler is 4 1/2 " x 15". Make blocks up to 14" square.
This ruler is the perfect size for cutting Log Cabin strips from Jelly Rolls!
Order this ruler $16.00

8038

Use Log Cabin Rulers to cut strips to exact lengths for blocks like these (sizes given here are cut with Ruler #8037):

Samples

The Log Cabin Rulers are marked with both a letter and the actual length in inches for each strip—just the lines you need, so there’s no distraction, no confusion, no unnecessary information. Finished strip widths are 2:1 on both rulers, so you can cut strips from both sides to make Off-center Log Cabin blocks.

Each ruler comes with instructions for cutting strips the correct width and chain piecing blocks. We think you'll be amazed at how much easier it is to piece Log Cabin blocks from exact-size strips, rather than sewing long strips and cutting off the excess (sometimes crookedly).

Log Cabin Block

  Ruler #8037 is shown close-up so you can see some of the great advantages of all our Log Cabin Rulers. Shown slightly smaller than actual size. Cut strip lengths are shown in the ovals; this is also the unfinished block size if you stop adding strips at a particular point.
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