Look no further for your next favorite Block on Board (BOB) die! Creating this complex-looking, interwoven block is a snap with this die, and it pairs well with so many other blocks that it will just keep inspiring you along your quilting journey.
AQ Cutting Mat Required: GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 24 in. 2 Pack (15.2 cm x 61 cm) Item 55206
How to Die Cut 3-Color Cross Roads 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 3-color 9" block in one pass through the cutter.
- Fabric Color 1: Cut one 4" square. Place right side up over shape A to cut. Cut two 4" x 3 1/2" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes B to cut. Cut four 2 3/4" squares. Place right side up over shapes E to cut.
- Fabric Color 2: Cut two 4" x 3 1/2" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes B to cut. Cut four 3 3/8" squares. Place right side up over shapes D to cut.
- Fabric Color 3: Cut two 4" x 3 1/2" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes B to cut. Cut four 4" squares. Place right side up over shape C to cut.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Cross Roads Die:
- Cross Roads is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut one 3-color, 9" block in one pass through the cutter.
- No templates! No special rulers! Cross Roads includes 10 shapes that are time-consuming to cut by hand.
- Cross Roads features specialized dog-ears and ¼" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
- Cross Roads 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.
- Charm Square-friendly
- Do you EQ? If you have Electric Quilt® software, you can use it to create your own Cross Roads 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.