The square-in-a-square quilt block is a classic quilting motif. It consists of a center square on point surrounded by four triangles, which frame the block and create another square unit.
The GO! Square on Point-2 5/8" die is the perfect size to cut your own squares with your favorite fabrics or out of fabric pieces from your stash.Â
AQ Cutting Mat Required:Â GO! Cutting Mat, 5 in. x 10 in. 2 Pack (12.7 cm x 25.4 cm) Item 255110
How to Die Cut 2 5/8" Squares on Point:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller.Â
- Cut a 8 1/2" strip across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 3 1/8" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 36 squares across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 144 squares.Â
Why Quilters Love the GO! 2 5/8" Square on Point Die:Â
Square on Point Tips:Â Four GO! Half Square Triangle-1 1/2" Finished Squares (55319, 55775) sewn on each side of a 2 5/8" Square on Point makes a 3" finished square-in-a-square block.
- GO! Square-2 5/8" includes 1/4" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.Â
- Use GO! Square-2 5/8" to cut square-in-a-square blocks, prairie points, 4-patch and 9-patch blocks, borders and more.Â
- Cut squares 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