Custom and Ruler Design

What is custom and ruler design?

Custom design allows quilters to create a design specifically for each block, making each space, block, or border on the quilt unique.

Custom design

Custom work allows quilters to create quilt blocks that can each contain an original design, making each space on the quilt unique.

Why rulers?

Ruler design can be particularly helpful if you want to create a complex shape or a precise geometrical design.

Ruler design

A fun option to make your work truly original is to use rulers and stencils to design stitching patterns on your quilt.

Sample designs

  • Circles
  • Clam shells
  • Spirals
  • Feathers
  • Snowflakes
  • And more!

Ruler design tips:

  • Use a ruler table.
  • Use a ruler foot.
  • Make sure you have at least 1/4″ thick ruler to avoid damage to your machine.


We offer classes for ruler design

Please give us a call to learn more.


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