This square die is used on point in combination with additional AccuQuilt GO! block dies like the GO! Half Square Triangle-2" Finished Square (55063) to create 8" blocks. Shapes cut with this die can be featured in the center of Square in a Square and Flying Triangles quilt block designs. GO! Square-3 1/4" (2 3/4" Finished) (55317) can also be used as background squares for small applique.
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 3 1/4" 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 7 1/8" strip across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 3 7/8" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 20 squares across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 100 squares.Â
Why Quilters Love the GO! 3 1/4" Square on Point Die:Â
Square on Point Tips:Â Four GO! Half Square Triangle-2" Finished Square (55063, 55776, 55018) sewn on each side of a 3 1/4" Square on Point makes a 4" finished square-in-asquare block.
- 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.Â
- The GO! Square on Point-3 1/4" die is the perfect size to cut your own squares with your favorite fabrics or out of fabric pieces from your stash.Â
- GO! Square-3 1/4" includes 1/4" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.Â
- Use GO! Square-3 1/4" 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
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