How to cut 60 degree triangles without a special ruler

Cutting equilateral triangles with a regular ruler

Cutting an equilateral triangle with a regular ruler

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler but your ruler or your mat has 60 degree markings, this is how you can cut equilateral triangles.

How to cut equilateral triangles with a regular ruler

This 2 minute video shows you how to cut equilateral triangles in 3 ways without using special rulers:

With this type of triangle you can make lots of different quick quilts.

One of my favourite blocks you can do with equilateral triangles is a hexagon block.

Do you want to make a quilt with a hexagon block?

This is a hexagon sampler quilt that can be made with jelly rolls. The pattern is available on Craftsy and on my Etsy shop.

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

Buy Hexagonal dream pattern

3 thoughts on “Cutting equilateral triangles with a regular ruler”

  1. I have a pattern that’s just equilateral triangles in straight rows, but no matter hard I try I can’t figure out how to get these into rows. Could you show how to sew these into straight rows?

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