A Hack To Square Up Quilt Blocks Of Any Size Into A Precise Square

Trimming Blocks Fast And Easy.

Use these smart tips for precise squaring of your quilt blocks. It’s not enough to simply place a taped ruler onto a block and trim. To cut a precise square you need to make sure you align it correctly.



If you have ever had problems fitting blocks together watch this Quilt and Sew Tips episode that will show which seam to trim!  Learn how to find the center point to get an exact square before you trim. The trick is to find the center point of your block and anyone can do this following Nancy McNally’s method using a Creative Grids ruler.

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Watch how to use 61/2″ and 121/2″ grid rulers, and learn how to read the markings. Rest the square ruler on the center point and you’re ready to trim. The block will be perfectly square!

easy way to square up quilt block

Nancy McNally demonstrates in the video below. It’s a fast and easy way to trim blocks into a precise square eliminating all risks.

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