This Die to Try Die of the Month will have you overflowing with creative projects faster than you will think possible! It’s a stunner of a block that will be easier to assemble than you think with specialized dog ears and detailed instructions. But don’t delay, it’s only here for a limited time!
AQ Cutting Mat Required: 55206
How to Die Cut 5-Color Cornucopia Quilt Blocks:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller. Tip: The die is specially designed to cut one complete 5-color 10" block in one pass through the cutter.
- Fabric Color 1: For 3 A shapes: Cut three 6" x 3 1/8" rectangles. Place right side up over shape A to cut.
- Fabric Color 2: For 3 A shapes: Cut three 6" x 3 1/8" rectangles. Place right side up over shape A to cut.
- Fabric Color 3: For 1 B shape: Cut one 5 1/4" x 6" rectangle. Place right side up over shape B to cut.
- Fabric Color 4: For 5 E shapes: Cut five 2 1/2" squares. Place right side up over shape E to cut.
- Fabric Color 5: For 2 C, 2 ea. D/DR & 6 F shapes: Cut 12 1/8" x 8 1/2" rectangle. Fanfold in half and place over shapes C/D/DR/F to cut
Why Quilters Love the GO! Cornucopia Die:
- Cornucopia is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut one 5-color, 10" block in one pass through the cutter.
- No templates! No special rulers! Cornucopia includes 9 shapes that are time-consuming to cut by hand.
- Cornucopia features specialized dog-ears and ¼" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
- Cornucopia includes screen-printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes.
- Free pattern downloads and step-by-step block assembly instructions are available to get you started.
- Fat Quarter-friendly
- Do you EQ? If you have Electric Quilt® software, you can use it to create your own Cornucopia designs from their block library and cut your fabric
- Cut so much more fabric in less time.
- 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.
- 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.
- Blades on some dies are positioned at an angle. Align fabric to edge of shape, not edge of die board.
- Use good quality fabric to reduce fabric stretch.
- It's always a good idea to test cut one shape before cutting many shapes to ensure fabric orientation is correct.