You won’t believe how easy it is to create this stunningly unique star block using this innovative Block on Board (BOB) die! If you can sew a ¼” seam, you can make this block shine.
AQ Cutting Mat Required: GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 24 in. 2 Pack (15.2 cm x 61 cm) Item 55206
How to Die Cut 4-Color Tangled Star Quilt Blocks:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller. Tip: The die is specially designed to cut one complete 4-color 10" block in one pass through the cutter.
- Fabric Color 1: Cut four 7 1/2" x 5 1/8" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes B, F, and G to cut.
- Fabric Color 2: Cut four 6 1/4" x 4" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes AR and ER to cut.
- Fabric Color 3: Cut four 6 1/8" x 5 3/8" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes C, D, and H to cut.
- Fabric Color 4: Cut four 4 1/8" x 6" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes A and E to cut.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Tangled Star Die:
- Tangled Star is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut one 4-color, 10" block in one pass through the cutter.
- No templates! No special rulers! Tangled Star includes 10 shapes that are difficult to cut by hand.
- Tangled Star features specialized dog-ears and ¼" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
- Tangled Star includes screen printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes.
- Free pattern downloads and step-by-step block assembly instructions are available to get you started.
- Fat Quarter-friendly
- Do you EQ? If you have Electric Quilt® software, you can use it to create your own Tangled Star designs from their block library and cut your fabric.
- 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
- 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.