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GO! Clamshell-8" Finished

Item 55436

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Quick Overview

The Clamshell is one of those shapes that everyone likes. But the thought of cutting a Clamshell...thank goodness for AccuQuilt! Bring large-scale prints to life with this 8” Clamshell. Notches included for easy curved piecing. Fits pre-cut 10" squares.

Compatible with these fabric cutters:

*Must use with GO! Die Adapter

GO! Clamshell-8" Finished (55436)

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  • GO! Clamshell-8" Finished (55436)
  • GO! Clamshell-8" Finished (55436)
  • GO! Clamshell-8" Finished (55436)
  • GO! Beachcombing Quilt Pattern (PQ10297) - made with the GO! Clamshell-8" Finished Die (55436)
  • Closeup - GO! Beachcombing Quilt Pattern (PQ10297) - made with the GO! Clamshell-8" Finished Die (55436)

Projects Created with this Product

  • GO! Beachcombing
Designer AccuQuilt
Compatible Fabric Cutter GO! Fabric Cutter (55100S), Studio Fabric Cutter (50800)
Cutting Mat/Plastic Required GO! Cutting Mat, 10" x 10" (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm) Item 55111
Cut Size 8 1/2"W x 8 1/2"H (21.6 cm x 21.6 cm)
Finished Size 8"W x 8"H (20.3 cm x 20.3 cm)
Die Board Size 10 in. x 10 in. (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm)
Item 55436
Weight in lbs. 0.75
Brand AccuQuilt
Warranty Limited One Year

Use GO! dies with your GO! and GO! Baby Fabric Cutters to cut precise, accurate shapes in just seconds.

Features and Benefits:

  • Cut so much more in less time—Cut up to 6 layers of 100% cotton fabric at once
  • Easiest to use—Simply place die on cutter, then fabric and cutting mat on top
  • Get accurate cuts every time—No slipping rulers or mistakes
  • Create quilts you never thought you would—AccuQuilt makes cutting curvy classic quilt patterns a snap
  • 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
  • No more math—Geometric shapes are designed with an accurate 1/4" seam allowance in the design
  • Quilt more, clip less—No more clipping all those dog-eared corners
  • Quick and easy applique—Apply fusible web to fabric prior to cutting

Storage: 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.

Die Tips:

  • With 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 roller.
  • 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.
  • For fast applique, apply fusible web to fabrics, then cut shapes with dies.
  • 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.

Warranty: AccuQuilt GO! dies are guaranteed for one year.


Customer Reviews

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Finally! Review by Linda
Overall Rating

I saw a picture of this die at the Fall IQS in Houston. Took this long for my local quilt shop to get it for me.

I love it! I would not say it is a breeze to sew, but the notches make matching pieces easier, the size is also helpful when sewing.

Cutting it out is definitely a breeze - I would not attempt this many curves with my rotary cutter.

(Posted on 6/1/14)

Great Way to Experiment With Color Review by mary
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Not the most imaginative quilter on the block, I ordered this die because of its interesting shape. When it arrived, it set off sparks of great ideas. I grabbed my stash bins, and began choosing a variety of favorite colors, nothing coordinating. Using a hybrid bargello technique, I made lines of my clamshells, and then folded them and cut them, and repieced them. Gorgeous! I cannot wait to try another technique but lots more quilting to do...

(Posted on 1/10/14)

great quiltmaker Review by Lynda
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I saw the quilt made from this die cuts at the International Duilt Show and it was fantastic.

(Posted on 11/18/13)

Yea! Review by Pds
Overall Rating

Have been asking for this for over a year! Will make a clamshell quilt possible now!

(Posted on 10/21/13)

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