Now you can make a purr-fect quilt or wall hanging with the GO! Calico Cat die. This die makes it super easy to cut this cute kitty out of multiple layers of your favorite colorful fabric. Looking to add a cat applique on anything? Simply apply fusible web to the wrong side of your fabric before cutting out your cat and he'll be applique-ready in no time. This die pattern is a great way to use up scraps or stash!
AQ Cutting Mat Required:Â GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 6 in. 2 Pack (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm) Item 55139
How to Die Cut Calico Shapes:
Apply fusible web product to the wrong side of the fabric, following manufacturerâ€™s instructions, before cutting for fusible appliquÃ©.Â Place fabric on die right sides together to cut pairs.Â
- Cut and fuse 3 3/4" x 5" rectangles. Layer on selected blade and cut. Cut eight cats across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 72 cats.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Calico Cat Die:Â
- We love our pets and we love to quilt. It just makes sense to pair the two together. The GO! Calico Cat is a whimsical silhouette that makes fun wall hangings, quilts for the animal-lovers in your life, childrenâ€™s projects or appliques on all sorts of projects.Â
- No templates required. The GO! Calico Cat die includes an applique shape that is typically difficult to cut by hand.Â
- Quickly and easily cut four of each pre-fused applique shape in one pass thru the cutter (fusible counts as one half layer of fabric).Â
- Cut cat shapes out of a variety of fabrics: cotton, batiks, wool, felt, flannel, fleece, CuddleÂ® fabrics and more!Â
- A great way to use up scraps.Â
- Includes free embroidery download with 3 stitches ($14 value).Â
- Free pattern downloads available to get you started.Â
- Charm Pack-friendly.
- Cut so much more fabric in less time.Â
- Get accurate cuts every time -- No slipping rulers or mistakes
- Easiest to use -- Simply place die on cutter, then fabric and cutting mat on top
- Save fabric with Two Tone Foam -- Get more out of your fabric by placing it only over the shape you want to cut.Â
- Safe to use -- No blades come anywhere near your fingers
- With some fabrics, after cutting, a thread or two will remain where die blades meet. Snip threads with scissors.Â
- Blades on some dies are positioned at an angle.Â Align fabric to edge of shape, not edge of die board.Â
- Use good quality fabric to reduce fabric stretch.Â
- It's always a good idea to test cut one shape before cutting many shapes to ensure fabric orientation is correct.Â