Studio Fabric Cutter

Curious about the Studio Fabric Cutter? Watch the video below to see Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson share why they love the Studio!

The Studio cuts up to ten layers of quilting cotton at once! Imagine how quickly you can cut the shapes for your next quilt…

The Studio is on sale now for just $395 and all Studio dies are 40% off! Now’s the time for you to join the Studio family!

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Die Spotlight: GO! Cupcake

Looking for the perfect GO! die for any celebration? The GO! Cupcake die is a great addition to any party. Download the GO! Birthday Treats Table Runner Pattern for free for a limited time!

GO! Birthday Treats Table RunnerButton-DownloadPattern-GreenFollow along below to see how easy it is to cut with the GO! Cupcake die. Layer your festive fabric – with fusible applied according to the manufacturer’s instructions – over the cupcake pieces. There are even two different icing options!

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Cover the die with the cutting mat and roll through the cutter.

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Slide the mat off the die to reveal your perfectly cut GO! Cupcakes!

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Place the cupcakes on the background fabric.

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Iron the cupcakes down to secure them before you stitch them down by machine.

GO! Cupcake Use the GO! Alphabet die to add a message that fits your celebration!

GO! Triangle-Hexagons Wall Hanging Pattern

Looking for a fun, fast project? The GO! Triangle-Hexagons Wall Hanging (or table topper!) is the perfect project to showcase your piecing. While this project looks complex – are those Y-seams? – it is actually a breeze. Download the pattern for a limited time for FREE!

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Follow along to see how easy it is to cut and sew this pattern. First, grab the GO! Hexagon – 2″, 3″, and 5″ die. Layer your fabric over the largest hexagon.

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Place the cutting mat over the die. Notice we are using the 6″ x 6″ mat? Since we are just cutting the one shape, you can conserve the life of your mat by only covering the blades that you are using!

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Roll the die through the cutter and then slide the mat off the die.

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Hexagons!

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Next, grab the GO! Equilateral Triangles Die. Cover the largest equilateral triangles with your fabric.

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Cover the shapes you are cutting with the cutting mat.

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Roll the die through the cutter.

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Slide the cutting mat off the die to reveal…

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Equilateral triangles!

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At the sewing machine, piece one equilateral triangle to one of the hexagon sides.

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Continue by piecing another equilateral triangle to the opposite side of the hexagon.

GO! Triangle-Hexagons Wall Hanging Press your block to look like the one below.

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Make three more units – see them forming a row?

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Back at the sewing machine, sew the units together to form a row.

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Voila! A row of hexagons and equilateral triangles with no y-seams!

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Continue piecing rows and sew them together to make a cute wall hanging like this one!

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GO! Spot GO! Quilt

Are you a dog person? GO! Spot GO! is the perfect quilt for any dog lover. Download this fun patten for free for a limited time!

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Follow along to see how to cut and sew the GO! Gingham Dog. Grab your GO! Gingham Dog die and your fabric cutter. You can use the GO! fabric cutter, GO! Baby fabric cutter, or Studio (with the GO! Die Adaptor)!

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Apply fusible to your fabric of choice following the manufacturer’s instructions. You can cut up to four layers of quilting cotton with fusible because each layer of fusible counts as a half layer!

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Place the cutting mat on top of the die and roll through the cutter.

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Slide the cutting mat off the die.

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And there’s an adorable pup to add to your quilt!

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Place your dog on the background fabric and iron down to hold the dog in place.

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Use your preferred machine applique technique to secure the dog to the background fabric.

476A3768Download GO! Spot GO! for the piecing instructions for this fun quilt.

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Die Spotlight: GO! Awareness Ribbon

Do you have a cause that is near and dear to your heart? Use the GO! Awareness Ribbon die in the color that represents your cause in your next quilt.

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Start with the GO! Awareness Ribbon die and any of the three AccuQuilt fabric cutters – GO! Baby, GO!, or Studio (with the GO! Die Adaptor).

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Lay fabric with fusible over the shape. When cutting with fusible, remember that each layer of fusible counts as a half layer.

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Place the cutting mat on top and roll through the cutter.

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Stitch the shape down using your machine applique method of choice!

Watch the video below to see Erica and Lynn work on the GO! Pink Awareness Ribbon Quilt.

Die Spotlight: GO! Double Wedding Ring

The Double Wedding Ring is a classic quilt block – and one you can cut with ease with the GO! Double Wedding Ring die. Keep reading to learn how to cut and sew this fun block.

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The GO! Double Wedding Ring is a two die set. Start by labeling your shapes like we did below.

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Pick a variety of fabrics to cover the small pieces and the C shape. Since we are piecing the arcs, we won’t need the F shape, however cut one to use for a tip later on…

Place the mat over the die and roll through the cutter.

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Place fabric over the A shape.

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Place the mat on top of the die and roll through the cutter.

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Slide the mat off the die to reveal your GO! Double Wedding Ring center!

476A3487Now for the piecing! Lay out your pieces for the first arc. Use D shapes for the three middle pieces and E shapes for each of the end pieces.

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Using an accurate 1/4″ seam, sew each of the pieces together as shown below.

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Press all seams in one direction. It does not matter which direction, but be consistent! Sew two units like this.

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TIP: While we aren’t using the F shape from the die board because we are piecing the arcs, you can use it to make sure your seam allowance is correct. Lay your pieced arc over the F shape to make sure they are the same size. If not, adjust your seam allowance.

Next, grab two B shapes. Mark 1/4″ points at each corner of the B shape. Pin the B Shapes to each side of one of the arcs you just pieced.

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Start and stop stitching at the 1/4″ markings.

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Mark 1/4″ points on the C shape.

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Pin the C shape to the pieced arc without the B squares attached. Match the 1/4″ points and notches. Be sure to stop and start sewing at the 1/4″ points.

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Press seam towards the C shape.

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Pin and sew one combined arc with corner squares to combined arc with shape C.

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Mark 1/4″ points on the tips of shape A.

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Pin and sew one combined arc unit to one shape A matching notches and 1/4″ points.

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Download the pattern for free for a limited time for instructions to sew the rest of the arcs!

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Die Spotlight: GO! Square and GO! Half Square Triangle – 2 1/2″ Finished

Squares and half square triangles are the building blocks of so many quilt designs. The GO! Square – 3″ (2 1/2″ Finished) and GO! Half Square Triangle – 2 1/2″ Finished dies are both new and offer quilters lots of options for piecing fun! Check out the GO! Sawtooth Nine Patch Quilt below.

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Follow the simple steps below to cut the squares and half square triangles for this fun quilt!

Start with the GO! Half Square Triangle – 2 1/2″ Finished die. This die is compatible with the all three AccuQuilt fabric cutters. If you are using the Studio, you’ll need the GO! Die Adaptor too.

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Fan fold your fabric across the die. You can cut both your half square triangle fabrics at the same time, and if you start with your fabric right sides together, the HST units are all ready to sew!

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Place the cutting mat on top of the die and roll through the cutter.

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Slide the cutting mat off the die.

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And your half square triangle pieces are perfectly cut!

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Next you need the GO! Square – 3″ (2 1/2″ Finished) die.

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Fan fold your fabric over the die.

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Put the cutting mat over the die and roll through the cutter.

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Slide the mat off the die.

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Perfect squares for the nine patch!

GO! SquareDownload a copy of the GO! Sawtooth Nine Patch Quilt Pattern for full sewing instructions! 

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GO! Starry Stars to GO! – Free Pattern!

Happy Fourth of July! Celebrate Independence Day with the GO! Starry Stars to GO! Quilt Pattern, free for a limited time!

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This pattern uses one of our most versatile dies the GO! Value die to create the pieced star and the GO! Stars die to cut the applique stars. Check out the pictures below to see how fast and easy it is to cut the pieces for this festive quilt.

Prep your applique star fabric with fusible using the manufacturer’s instructions. Place your fabric with fusible over the center star. You can cut up to four layers of quilting cotton with fusible on it. Remember fusible counts as a half layer!

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After just a few passes through the GO!, GO! Baby, or Studio (using a GO! Die Adaptor), you’ll have all the stars you need for the GO! Starry Stars to GO! quilt.

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Next grab your GO! Value die. This is a great die to have in your collection because it is the building block for a lot of classic quilt blocks and endless creativity.

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You’ll need some of each of the shapes on the GO! Value die. The pattern uses red and white fabric for the pieced star. Both the large square and the small square are white, while you’ll need red sections for the half square triangle units.

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Notice that Loretta is positioning the red and white fabric right sides together over the half square triangle units. After cutting, your HST units will be ready to take directly to your sewing machine to piece, with everything already in line!

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Add your cutting mat on top and roll through your cutter.

GO! Value DieFor detailed piecing instructions download GO! Starry Stars to GO! Quilt Pattern for free for a limited time!

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Die Spotlight: GO! Rag Circle

The GO! Rag Circle die by Heather Banks is a fun way to integrate both denim and your favorite prints into a project! The GO! Picnic Place Mats are the perfect project to bring some excitement to your next picnic. Download the pattern for free for a limited time!

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Watch the tutorial below to see how to put this faux cathedral window block together.

Check out Heather Bank’s blog too for a great tutorial on the GO! Rag Circle die.