GO! Parallelogram 45° - 2 1/4" x 2 13/16" Sides (1 1/2" x 2 1/8" Finished) Die (#55402) - Discontinued

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Parallelograms are a basic building block in quilting. A simple shape that adds a great twist to quilt designs. The GO! Parallelogram-2 1/4" x 2 13/16" die is typically used with GO! Half Square Triangle-1 1/2" Finished Square (55319, 55775).

The GO! Parallelogram-2 1/4" x 2 13/16" die is the perfect size to cut your own parallelograms with your favorite fabrics or out of fabric pieces from your stash. 

AQ Cutting Mat Required: GO! Cutting Mat, 5 in. x 10 in. 2 Pack (12.7 cm x 25.4 cm) Item 255110

How to Die Cut 2 1/4" x 2 13/16" Parallelograms:

For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller. 

  • Cut a 9 1/2" strip across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 3 5/8" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 44 parallelograms across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 132 parallelograms.

Why Quilters Love the GO! Parallelogram- 2 1/4" x 2 13/16" Sides Die:

Tip: Two GO! Half Square Triangle-1 1/2" Finished Squares (55319, 55775) sewn on the long sides of the GO! Parallelogram-2 1/4" x 2 13/16" shape form a 1 1/2" x 3" finished rectangle.

  • GO! Parallelogram-2 1/4" x 2 13/16" includes 1/4" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing. 
  • Cut parallelograms out of a variety of fabrics: cotton, batiks, wool, felt, flannel, fleece, Cuddle® fabrics and more! 
  • A great way to use up scraps. 
  • Free pattern downloads available to get you started. 
  • Layer Cake and Fat Quarter-friendly.

AccuQuilt Benefits: 

  • 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

Die Tips: 

  • 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. 

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