Keep 6 Inch Paper at Desk for Measuring

I try to keep the clutter around my desk to a minimum, so I don't own a ruler. But, I do a lot of craft supply selling from there, so this helped me. I measured out a 6 inch piece of paper. I can see at a moment's notice how big fabric or granny squares are, fabric strips, jewelry, etc. This might work for you if you do the same.

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By Sandi/Poor But Proud from Sweet Home, OR

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October 26, 20100 found this helpful

If you run out of paper, just use a dollar bill, any denomination. They are right on 6". Don't know about cm or mm, as beads etc are sometimes measured.

My first-grade teacher taught every class this back in the 1940's, and I imagine she taught every first grade class the same thing over a lot of years.

She was such a wonderful teacher, and she had the neatest little tricks for teaching all sorts of good stuff that we need and use all the time.

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Very simple little things like we need almost daily.

Lee

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October 28, 20100 found this helpful

That is a great idea! Also, someone once reported that a credit card is 3.5" by 2.0" which sometimes helps, too!

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