Follow these tracks to a great quilting project! Screen-printed letters and specialized dog ears make creating this classic block a breeze with this Block on Board (BOB) die. No need to stress about sewing Y-seams. This die lets you avoid them all together.
AQ Cutting Mat Required: 55206
How to Die Cut 4-Color Goose Tracks 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 4 colors 9" block in one pass through the cutter.
- Fabric Color 1: Cut two 5 3/4" x 3 1/2" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes A and C to cut. (There will be one extra A shape.)
- Fabric Color 2: Cut four 11 1/2" x 3" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes B, E, and F to cut.
- Fabric Color 3: Cut two 11" x 2 1⁄8" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes D to cut.
- Fabric Color 4: Cut two 11" x 2 1⁄8" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes D to cut
Why Quilters Love the GO! Goose Tracks Die:
- Goose Tracks is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut one 4-color, 9" block in one pass through the cutter.
- No templates! No special rulers! Goose Tracks includes 14 shapes that are time-consuming to cut by hand.
- Goose Tracks features specialized dog-ears and ¼" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
- Goose Tracks 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 Goose Tracks 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.