GO! Hunter Star-6" Finished


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AccuQuilt Block on Board (BOB) Fabric Cutting Dies

One die board, one classic quilt block! Combine 4 blocks to create 12" finished Hunter Star block. Designed to create one complete 12" block in two passes. Cut four layers of one fabric color, then reload and cut four layers of second fabric color.

Compatible with these fabric cutters:

*Must use with GO! Die Adapter

GO! Hunter Star-12" Finished (55166)

Use this GO! Hunter Star-6" Finished die to create a classic quilt block. Simply use your GO!, GO! Baby, GO! Big, or Studio fabric cutter with this die to cut four layers of one fabric color, then reload and cut four layers or a second fabric color. This die is also designed to create one complete 12" block in 2 passes. You can also combine 4 blocks to create a massive 12" finished Hunter Star block.

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.

Details and Dimensions
Designer AccuQuilt
Compatible Fabric Cutter GO! Baby Fabric Cutter (55600), GO Fabric Cutter (55100S), GO Big Electric Fabric Cutter (55500), Studio 2 Fabric Cutter (50450), Studio Fabric Cutter (50800)
Cutting Mat/Plastic Required GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 12 in. (15.2 cm x 30.4 cm) Item 55112
Cut Size 6 3/16"W x 3 5/8"H (15.7 cm x 9.2 cm) triangle; 5 1/2"W x 1 3/4"H (13.9 cm x 4.4 cm) trapezoid; Two diamonds-2 7/16" sides (6.2 cm)
Finished Size 6"W x 3"H (15.2 cm x 7.6 cm) triangle; 5"W x 1 1/4"H (12.7 cm x 3.2 cm) trapezoid; Two diamonds-1 3/4" sides (4.4 cm)
Die Board Size 6 in. x 12 in. (15.2 cm x 30.4 cm)
Item 55166
Weight in lbs. 0.75
Brand AccuQuilt
Warranty Limited One Year

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  • Marie D. · 5/18/2017


    Can't imagine cutting out all the pieces without this die!

  • Tammy · 4/24/2017


    I couldn't even imagine cutting this one out without the die. Glad I bought it.

  • Pat · 4/21/2017

    Love this die

    I have made several quilts with this die and plan on using it in our charity quilt group. I am finding out for me it is better to finger press all units when stitching together and giving it a good press when it is made into the 12 inch block.

  • Joanne · 3/20/2017

    So excited to finally get this die!

    I have waited for a long time to get this die and I am so happy to now have it. This will make construction of this block SO much easier, accurate, and quicker! Thank you for this one!

  • Ellen · 2/18/2017

    Excited to finally make my Hunter Star Quilt!

    I have been dreading all the cutting needed to make a king quilt. This die will speed things up incredibly.

  • Cheri · 2/15/2017

    Love this Time Saver

    This die is such a time saver! I love this die!

  • Katie · 1/31/2017


    Makes cutting so much easier. If I could piece it together as easily

  • carol · 1/28/2017


    My daughter bought this for me at christmas and my6 husband helped me cut and sew them for top of pillow cases. W0W big time saver and perfect cut.

  • Sue · 1/24/2017

    Save cutting time

    I cannot imagine trying to make a hunter's star quilt without Accuquilt and the hunter star die--it would be tedious!
    A few hints: cut 4"x 10" rectangles, stack 6, carefully place on the die (there won't be much waste.) where several pieces come together there is a tiny triangle in between--your fabric might get caught in there, so be patient removing your fabric from that area! And keep it cleaned out with the tool made for that purpose. Most importantly, if you cut on the straight grain of fabric in either direction you will be sewing on the bias, slow and steady wins the race! No matter how careful I was I ended up with some wonky 6" squares. TRIM them! Mine ended up at 6 1/4" so I had to adjust my math to get the finished quilt the right size, keep that in mind. It's a fun project and a beautiful pattern!
    One final important tidbit--but a LOT of fabric! I didn't buy enough and now I can't get more so I'm going to have to add a border which was not in my original plan.

  • Diane · 1/18/2017

    Die Problem

    I tried everything I could think of to make my pieces fit from starching the fabric, to buying new mats. I even took the die to my local quilt shop and they couldn't make it fit. I cut pieces with a friend's die and it worked great. It took several weeks and many frustrating phone calls to customer service to get them to agree that I had a defective die. They even told me it was past the years warranty period when it wasn't. I finally got a new die and it worked like a dream. As much as the dies cost, I wish Accuquilt had better quality control. Most of them are fantastic but sometimes there are real defects.