Isosceles triangles are three-sided shapes with two sides the same length. Eight isosceles triangles sewn together form an octagon. Sew Half SquareTriangle-3" Finished Squares (55009) to the corners of this octagon and it becomes a Kaleidoscope block. Sew several blocks together and play with the colors and you can create a stunning quilt with optical illusions of circles!
AQ Cutting Mat Required:Â GO! Cutting Mat, 10 in. x 10 in. 2 Pack (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm) Item 255111
How to Die Cut Isosceles Triangles:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller.Â
- Cut 6 1/2" x 8" rectangles. Cut 10 isosceles triangle across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 50 isosceles triangles.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Isosceles Triangle Die:Â
Tips:Â Eight isosceles triangles sewn together form an octagon. Sew GO! Half Square Triangle-3" Finished Square (55009, 55778, 55775, 55456) to the corners of this octagon and it becomes a Kaleidoscope block.Â
- Your geometry solution! AccuQuiltâ€™s Isosceles Triangle is perfect for all-time favorite quilt designs like Thousand Pyramids and Kaleidoscope.Â
- Isosceles triangles are three-sided shapes with two sides the same length. Sew several blocks together and play with the colors and you can create a stunning Kaleidoscope quilt with optical illusions of circles!Â
- The GO! Isosceles Triangle die is the perfect size to cut your own triangles with your favorite fabrics or out of fabric pieces from your stash.Â
- GO! Isosceles Triangle-5" x 6" includes 1/4" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.Â
- Cut isosceles triangles 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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