With its fun, off-kilter shapes and happy look, the Drunkard's Path has been a favorite of quilters for generations. Use the GO! Drunkard's Path - 7" Finished die with your GO! Fabric Cutter and cut perfect multiples of this classic pattern in a flash.
AQ Cutting Mat Required:Â GO! Cutting Mat, 10 in. x 24 in. 2 Pack (25.4 cm x 61 cm) Item 255113
How to Die Cut Drunkardâ€™s Path Quilt Blocks:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller. Each set creates a 7" finished square. Four sets finish to an 14" block.
- Cut a 17" strip across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 9" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut eight Drunkardâ€™s Path Sets across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 16 Drunkardâ€™s Path Sets.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Drunkardâ€™s Path Die:Â
- Drunkardâ€™s Path is a Block on BoardÂ® (BOBÂ®) die which means itâ€™s specially designed to include all the shapes you need to create a block on one die board.Â
- No measuring! No templates! Drunkardâ€™s Path includes two unique shapes that are difficult to cut by hand.Â
- A traditional quilt block, Drunkardâ€™s Path also creates unique contemporary designs. Each set creates a 7" finished square. Four sets finish at 14".Â
- No need to be afraid of curves! Drunkardâ€™s Path features matching notches on curved seams for easy pinning and fast sewing.Â
- Includes 1/4" seam allowance and screen printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes.Â
- Free pattern downloads and step-by-step block assembly instructions are available to get you started.
- 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