If you love the look of half rectangle triangles but thinking about hand-cutting them makes you dizzy, you'll adore the simplicity of cutting these precise triangles to make a perfect rectangle. All you need is a 6 x 12-inch mat, your AccuQuilt GO! or GO! Baby, and this die. You won't even need to re-take geometry class.
AQ Cutting Mat Required:Â GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 12 in. 2 Pack (15.2 cm x 30.4 cm) Item 255112
How to Die Cut Half Rectangle Triangles:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller.
- Cut a 8" strip across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 4" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 20 half rectangle triangles across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 80 half rectangle triangles.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Half Rectangle Triangle Die:
Tip:Â Two 3" x 6" finished half rectangle triangles sewn together form a 3" x 6" finished rectangle. Four 3" x 6" finished half rectangle triangles sewn together form a 6" finished square.
- The GO! Half Rectangle Triangle-3" x 6" Finished Rectangle (55411) coordinates with the 12" GO! Qube Mix & Match Block and Companion Sets. Half rectangle triangles can be used in diamonds, star points, borders and block borders.Â
- The GO! Half Rectangle Triangle-3" x 6" Finished Rectangle die is the perfect size to cut your own half rectangle triangles with your favorite fabrics or out of fabric pieces from your stash.Â
- GO! Half Rectangle Triangle-3" x 6" Finished Rectangle includes dog-eared corners and 1/4" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.Â
- Make Half Rectangle Triangle blocks using the GO! Triangles in Square-Sides (Shape 14) included in all sizes of GO! Qube Companion Set-Angles (55788, 55789, 55790, 55799, 55791).Â
- Cut half rectangle triangles 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
- Free pattern downloads available to get you started.Â
- Layer Cake and Fat Quarter-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
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