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Studio 2 Bread & Butter Starter Set

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The Bread & Butter Starter Set is the best thing since sliced bread. You're going to love how quickly, easily and perfectly the AccuQuilt Studio 2 Fabric Cutter makes each cut of fabric. Whether you're working with batiks, wool or even leather, this cutter turns the most time consuming task of quilting into the fastest.

Designed to hold up to commercial or high-volume home use, the Bread & Butter Starter Set is a comprehensive collection that has it all. It comes with the precise AccuQuilt Studio 2 Fabric Cutter, 10 popular studio dies, coordinating cutting plastics and a die tray sized to fit.

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Starter Set Includes:

  • Studio 2 Fabric Cutter
  • Batting Squares-6 1/2" (A) (50070)
  • Squares-3 1/2" (B) (50206)
  • Half Square-6 1/2" Triangle (C) (50033)
  • Triangle-4 7/8" (D) (50034)
  • Half Square-3" Finished (E) (50163)
  • Square-4 3/4" (F) (50035)
  • Parallelogram-3 11/16" x 4 15/16" (G) (50036)
  • Rectangle-6 1/2" x 3 1/2" (H) (50037)
  • Squares-5" #3 (50046)
  • Super Giant Strip Cutter-2 1/2" (50612)
  • Super Giant Die Tray (406120)
  • Studio Die Tray (406900)
  • Giant Cutting Plastic (60005)
  • Super Giant Cutting Plastic (2) (60008)
  • User's Manual [click to download]

Cutter Specifications:

  • Dimensions: With Sides Down: 24 3/4"W x 30 1/4"L x 8 3/4"H (including handle) (63 cm x 77 cm x 22 cm), 21"W x 30 1/4"L x 8 3/4"H (not including handle)
  • With Sides Up: 24 3/4"W x 11"L x 14 3/4"H (including handle), 21"W x 11"L x 14 3/4"H (not including handle)
  • Machine weight: 32 lbs (14.5 kg)
  • Boxed weight: 42 lbs (19.1 kg)
  • Accomodates AccuQuilt giant and super giant dies

Features and Benefits:

  • Up to 90% faster than rotary cutters or scissors
  • Set includes all multiples of 12" Qult Block Set (A-H)
  • The steel roller never needs replacing and withstands years of die cutting use
  • Dies cut into reuseable sheets of cutting plastic that provide hundreds of uses
  • Hand-operated fabric die cutter uses steel-rule dies to quickly and accurately cut shapes for quilting and fabric crafts
  • Hundreds of shapes to choose from: classic designs, circles, hexagons, flowers, strips, rag quilt shapes, quilt block sets and many more
  • Cut all types of fabrics: cotton, batiks, flannel, fleece, wool, denim and even leather
  • Dies never need sharpening
  • NOTE: No lubrication is necessary; all bearings are sealed.
  • All 12" finished block dies include seam allowance


Lay die flat inside tray with FOAM SIDE UP. Layer die, fabric and cutting plastic. For most accurate cuts, place
fabric on the lengthwise grain.
To conserve fabric, cover only shape to be cut, not entire die board.

Push tray, die, fabric and plastic firmly against roller.
Turn handle
in direction you want die to
go. Roll through cutter.


Remove cutting plastic and
perfectly cut shapes. Occasionally,
threads may need to be snipped
where cutting blades meet
on the die. Repeat process
from opposite direction.


Storage: Store Studio dies in AccuQuilt die storage cases or storage racks.

Die Tips:

  • With some fabrics, after cutting, a thread or two will remain where die blades meet. Snip threads with scissors.
  • Use cutting plastic 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.

Studio Fabric Chart: Chart below is the recommend number of fabric layers; actual number of fabric layers will vary depending on fabric type and thickness.

Fabric Layers
Cotton 8-10
Cotton with Fusible Web 4-6
Batiks 8-10
Fleece 4-6
Flannel 4
Denim 2-4
Leather 2
Wool 4
Batting 4-6
Felt 4
Silk 8-10
Satin 8-10

Care & Maintenance: Cutter For best results, always keep your Studio 2 cutter clean and lint free. To clean the cutter inside and out, use a soft dry cloth. Avoid abrasives, solvents and spray cleaners. If necessary, wipe with a damp cloth, then polish with a dry cloth. Use canned air to clear lint from roller area. The steel roller never needs replacing and withstands years of die cutting use. Please note:

Care & Maintenance: Dies Use adhesive roller to clean lint and thread from dies. After each use, with the die pick provided with the cutter, remove any threads embedded 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.

Warranty: AccuQuilt Studio 2 Fabric Cutters have a three year guarantee. If you experience any defects in material or workmanship, simply notify AccuQuilt and we will repair or replace the cutter at no charge. All cutter die trays and cutting plastic are consumable parts and are not covered by the warranty. Replace trays annually depending on use. All Studio dies are guaranteed for one year.

Details and Dimensions
Item 59503
Cutter Included Studio 2 Fabric Cutter
Number of Dies Included 10
Also Included 3 Cutting Plastic Sheets (1 Giant, 2 Super Giant), Studio Die Tray, Studio Super Giant Die Tray
Weight in lbs. 131.8
Portable No
Warranty Limited Three Year Warranty
Brand AccuQuilt

In stock items will ship within 2 business days if ordered before 12:00 p.m. CST Mon-Fri. Most in-stock items will arrive at your U.S. address 3-8 business days (Ground Shipping) after your order is shipped.

Please note that deadlines for certain items, including Deluxe Cutting Cabinets (SKU 50903), are different than those of general merchandise as those items cannot be expedited. To make sure your gift selection can arrive on time, always check the Shipping tab located at the bottom of the specific product page.

The shipping time frames above apply to in-stock merchandise delivered to the contiguous United States, and does not include Alaska, Hawaii or APO/FPO addresses.

Studio Backordered items are currently out of stock, but are available for purchase.  Your entire order will ship with the backordered item(s) within 12 business days.

Pre-Order items will ship as indicated on the product page. Once shipped, your items will arrive at your U.S. address 3-8 business days (Ground Shipping) after your order is shipped.

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  • Jesse · 9/26/2016

    love it

    this cuts great so far and should save me tons of time. will get more items to go with it as I learn more on how all I can use it.

  • Jims wife · 1/28/2016

    love it and him too

    got my studio 2 as a gift from my husband and its great i truly think he wanted to get rid of my because now he never sees me unless he comes looking for me i do have a request they should include a crock pot with the bread and butter starter set because husbands like to eat and he would never bother me as long as he has food it really is a lot of fun and so easy i wish i had not waited so long to drop hints

  • Janet · 10/14/2015

    So easy to use

    I love, love, love my studio 2 cutter. There was no putting together. I lift it out of box and started using. The worse part was getting the film off the cutting sheets. Would recommend this to anyone who quilts.

  • suzette · 9/27/2015

    Wonderful product

    This cutter is amazing. When you buy the bundle on ssle, it becomes much more affordable. I have been amazed at how quickly and cleanly it cuts multiple layers of fabric. The only thing I would have liked in the package would have been more of the plastic cutting sheets, as I see how quickly you might have to replace them if you cut alot. Would highly recommend!

  • kathy · 5/24/2015

    Great unit

    Great time saver and fun projects

  • Christina · 3/27/2015

    Studio 2 Bread & Butter Starter set

    I was very disappointed to find out after the fact that they no longer honor there Lifetime Warranty on this product as that was one of the main reasons for my purchase. It was still posted on the website at the time of purchase, & now I see you have taken it down.I would of sent it back but I can not afford the postage . I havn't had a chance to use it as we are redoing my sewing/quilt room.

  • Melanie · 4/9/2014

    Studio Cutter

    I just received my studio bread and butter cutter set. I love it, however, I would like to point out that the edges are very sharp. I sliced my thumb open putting it together. My husband, who was assisting me, almost cut his hand as well. I would suggest rounding off the edges when manufacturing. Wish I had waited too as it is now much cheaper. I received it on Monday night of this week and it is now 1300+ instead of 1500+.

  • Linda · 2/5/2014

    Great cuts make GREAT quilts!

    This is all I need to get started!! Quick, easy and no stress or strain! Cutting is the most time consuming job. This is wonderful!

  • Cheri · 12/1/2013

    For the Cutting Challenged!

    This set is a life saver for helping me get my quilt cut out and ready to sew.

  • Albert · 8/19/2013

    Bought it as a gift for my sister

    I decided to order this after doing a lot of research as a surprise for my sister. I can say one thing for sure is that she loves it and in fact she can't stop to take a break and she made a quality piece for me as her first project and it is absolutely stunning