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Create your beautiful quilts with a ruler that will never move. Just press on the handle and the ruler holds the fabric, it’s that easy
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The Beehive Ruler slides freely and will NEVER move when cutting fabrics, guaranteed!

Update! We have finished testing our 24” prototype and it performs great. Please click on the video below 😊. Check out the rewards section to get your 24” long Beehive Ruler at our introductory price.

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Update Jan. 14th, we just finished the measurements grid design for the 24” long ruler 😊 (Pin assembly not shown)

Thank you for visiting!  We are ready to go!  Our manufacturer has 26 years of experience fabricating excellent quilting products, loves our ruler and is ready to begin producing the final product, which will perform flawlessly for years to come.

The perfect design: simple, practical and very effective. 

  • Ready to use, no assembly required
  • As light as a common ruler
  • Clear view of the fabrics and measurements grid
  • Provides a handle for easy lifting of the ruler
  • Slides freely for precise cuts of your fabrics
  • Very easy to use, just press down and cut
  • The final product (not shown on our videos) has a safety handle-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

You don't have to press hard anymore, sewing needles hold the ruler in place for you, without damaging the fabric.

Cut 8 layers of patchwork with ease.

We are also in the process of designing every other ruler that you need for special projects, including different shapes for your favorite blocks. 

Eureka! In our first baby step, the concept of metal pins holding a "ruler" in place proved to work great, encouraging us to continue our research to solve the problem. 

Now we had to figure out how to make the pins self-retracting for safety and easy sliding of the ruler.  We tried many different ways; using hinges and springs worked well, but it was not a practical design. 

Finally!  Bending a piece of acrylic, just a couple of degrees, not only avoided the need to use hinges, but also provided the spring-back necessary to retract the pins automatically without any actual springs.  

Basic tests definitely proved that it was the most practical and effective way for self-retracting pins and, very important, the fabric is not damaged at all.  Our first working ruler, shown in our videos, is just a handmade prototype, but it proved that the problem of the ruler moving was definitely solved.

Now we just needed the right company to produce the Beehive Ruler with the quality and good looks it deserves.  Our manufacturer, Quilter’s Rule International, has 26 years of experience manufacturing excellent quilting products and is able to produce our design in large quantities with high quality standards.

Risks and challenges

We took several prototypes on multiple trips to quilting stores and guilds, and considered all their feedback before we settled on a final design.

Our design requires precision manufacturing, so it was very important to research many acrylic manufacturers to make sure we could offer the best product possible.

The manufacturer we chose, Quilter's Rule International, loves our ruler and, therefore, is willing to run small quantity orders, which allowed us to set a small goal for our project. However, their facilities have the capability to produce any quantity needed with their excellent quality standards.

Thanks a lot for reviewing our project! Please post any questions or comments, or contact us directly by email. Your time is truly appreciated.

Bea Moser
Beehive Team
Lake Mary, FL.
info@beehiveRulers.com

Patents Pending

Special Thanks to:

SEW-MINI Things
3820 N Hwy 19a, Mt Dora, FL 32757
(352) 483-0082
SewMiniThings.com
Thank you very much Timm, for your valuable advice!

The Sewing Studio
9605 U.S. 17-92, Maitland, FL 32751
(407) 831-6488
Sewing.net
Thank you for letting us shoot our video in your beautiful store!

Luis Cruz
LuizCruzCinema.com
You are young and already a very dedicated professional. You have a bright future. Thanks!

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    Pledge $22 or more About $22

    One (1) Beehive Ruler 14" x 6"

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL !!!

    You’ll receive our finished product (not shown on our videos)

    One (1) Beehive Ruler which:

    • Comes ready to use

    • Has an injection molded crystal-clear handle

    • Includes stainless steel sewing needles that do not damage your beautiful fabrics

    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

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    One (1) Beehive Ruler 14" x 6"

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    One (1) Beehive Ruler which:

    • Comes ready to use

    • Has an injection molded crystal-clear handle

    • Includes stainless steel sewing needles that do not damage your beautiful fabrics

    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

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    Get One (1) Beehive Ruler 24" x 6"

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    Includes:

    One (1) 24”x6” Beehive Ruler which:

    • Comes ready to use
    • Has an injection molded crystal-clear handle
    • Includes stainless steel sewing needles that hold the ruler in place
    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

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    Two (2) Beehive Rulers 14" x 6"

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL !!!

    Only $21 each

    You’ll receive our finished product (not shown on our videos)

    Two (2) Beehive Rulers which:

    • Come ready to use

    • Have an injection molded crystal-clear handle

    • Includes stainless steel sewing needles that do not damage your beautiful fabrics

    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

    Tell your friends and they will also enjoy these wonderful rulers, happy quilting 😊

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    Get 2 Beehive Rulers: 14"x6" and 24"x6"

    You’ll receive our finished product (not shown in our videos)

    Includes:

    One (1) 24”x6” Beehive Ruler and
    One (1) 14"x6" Beehive Ruler which:

    • Come ready to use
    • Have injection molded crystal-clear handles
    • Include stainless steel sewing needles that hold the rulers in place
    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

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    Pledge $104 or more About $104

    Four (4) Beehive Rulers 14" x 6"

    Only $26 each

    You’ll receive our finished product (not shown on our videos)

    Four (4) Beehive Rulers which:

    • Come ready to use

    • Have an injection molded crystal-clear handle

    • Includes stainless steel sewing needles that do not damage your beautiful fabrics

    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

    Tell your friends and they will also enjoy these wonderful rulers, happy quilting 😊

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    Five (5) Beehive Rulers 14" x 6"

    Only $25 each

    You’ll receive our finished product (not shown on our videos)

    Five (5) Beehive Rulers which:

    • Come ready to use

    • Have an injection molded crystal-clear handle

    • Includes stainless steel sewing needles that do not damage your beautiful fabrics

    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

    Tell your friends and they will also enjoy these wonderful rulers, happy quilting 😊

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    One (1) Beehive Ruler 14" x 6"

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL !!!

    You’ll receive our finished product (not shown on our videos)

    One (1) Beehive Ruler which:

    • Comes ready to use

    • Has an injection molded crystal-clear handle

    • Includes stain steel sewing needles that do not damage your beautiful fabrics

    • And a handle safety-lip to protect your fingers from the cutting disk

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