Flying Geese are very popular in quilting. They are used in
traditional blocks like Dutchman's Puzzle and Carpenters Wheel. They
form the star points of several star block designs like North Star and
Diamond Star. This die cuts the "geese" section of finished flying geese
units measuring 6" wide by 3" high. Use AccuQuilt GO! Half Square-3"
Finished Triangle die (55009) for the sky sections. These shapes have
been designed with specially shaped corners to align for perfect sewing
and to cut off the dog ears! Use this triangle with other GO! mix and
match dies. Die packaging includes project directions for a Triangles To
Use with AccuQuilt GO! Fabric
Cuts two 4 7/8" (12 cm) triangles.
Use 6" x 12" cutting mat (55112).
AccuQuilt GO! dies are guaranteed for one year.
6" x 12" Die Board (15 cm x 30 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.