The GO! Orange Peel-4 1/2" is a great beginner appliquÃ© shape that is designed to be used with the GO! Square-5" (55010) die or pre-cut 5" squares. Play with color and arrangement to create a variety of patterns and unique designs.
AQ Cutting Mat Required:Â GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 6 in. 2 Pack (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm) Item 55139
How to Die Cut Orange Peel Shapes:
Apply fusible web product to the wrong side of the fabric, following manufacturerâ€™s instructions, before cutting for fusible appliquÃ©.
- To Fanfold Fabric: Cut 5" strips across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 5" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut eight orange peels across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 56 orange peels.Â
- To Layer Pre-fused Fabric: Cut 5" x 5" squares. Place up to four layers on selected blade and cut. Cut eight orange peels across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 56 orange peels.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Orange Peel Die:Â
- The classic Orange Peel is a 4-patch block that features a pattern of repeating petal shapes which creates the effect of interlocking circles.Â
- No template required. The GO! Orange Peel die includes applique shapes that are typically difficult to cut by hand.Â
- GO! Orange Peel is a great beginner appliquÃ© shape and was designed to be used with GO! Square-5" (55010) or pre-cut 5" squares.Â
- Quickly and easily cut four pre-fused applique shapes in one pass thru the cutter (fusible counts as one half layer of fabric).Â
- Cut orange peel shapes out of a variety of fabrics: cotton, batiks, wool, felt, flannel, fleece, CuddleÂ® fabrics and more!Â
- Experiment with decorative stitches and threads to finish your orange peel blocks.Â
- A great way to use up scraps.Â
- Includes free embroidery download with 3 stitches ($14 value).Â
- Free pattern downloads available to get you started.Â
- Charm Pack-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