Two of the triangles cut with this die sew together to form a 6"
finished half square triangle and match up with one 6 1/2" cut square.
You can easily make 12" blocks with four sewn half square triangles.
Twist and turn these basic quilting units to achieve any number of block
designs including a pinwheel. Add some other square and rectangle dies
from our AccuQuilt GO! mix and match system and your quilting world has
expanded even further. Die packaging includes project directions for a
Half Square Triangles To GO! Placemat.
Notice we have cut off the dog ears on the half square triangles. Simply
place the fabrics right sides together on the die, cut, then pick up a
pair to quickly sew a perfect half square triangle. AccuQuilt GO! shapes
are designed to cut with precision and speed--and to sew together
Use with AccuQuilt GO! Fabric
Cuts two 6 1/2" (17 cm) triangles.
Use 10" x 10" cutting mat (55111).
AccuQuilt GO! dies are guaranteed for one year.
10" x 10" Die Board (25 cm x 25 cm)
Organize GO! dies with AccuQuilt
GO! Die Storage Rack (55115).
Care & Maintenance:
Use adhesive roller to clean lint and thread from dies. After each use,
with the die pick provided with the cutter, remove any threads imbedded
between blades and foam. It's normal for threads to get caught where
blades meet in a die. Remove with tweezers or die pick. Die blades never
need to be sharpened.
some fabrics, after cutting, a thread or two will remain where die
blades meet. Snip threads with scissors.
- Use cutting mats that
matches size of each die.
- For best results, cut with die blades
running under roller at an angle. Do not cut with blades parallel to
- Blades on some dies are positioned at an angle. Align
fabric to edge of shape, not edge of die board.
- Some dies
feature specially designed corners to aid in alignment and pre-cutting.
fast applique, apply fusible web to fabrics, then cut shapes with dies.
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.