How to Die Cut 9 ½" Squares:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller.
- Cut 10" strips across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 10" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 4 squares across the width of the fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric-cuts 12 squares.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Big 9 ½" Square Die:
- Quilters love 9 ½" squares because there are thousands of 9" block patterns available to choose from.
- The GO! Big Square-9½" die is the perfect size to cut your own squares with your favorite fabrics or out-of-fabric pieces from your stash.
- GO! Big Square-9½" includes ¼" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
- Quilt tops come together quickly and easily making GO! Big Square-9½" is a great beginner piecing shape and for making simple square quilts for charity.
- Use GO! Big Square-9½" to cut applique background squares that are all the same size!
- GO! Big Square-9½" is a great choice if you want to show off some of your favorite large print or focal fabrics.
- Cut squares out of a variety of fabrics: cotton, batiks, wool, felt, flannel, fleece, Cuddle® fabrics, and more!
- A great way to use up scraps.
- Free pattern downloads are available to get you started.
- Layer Cake and Fat Quarter-friendly
- Cut so much more fabric in less time.
- Get accurate cuts every time -- No slipping rulers or mistakes
- Easiest to use -- Simply place die on cutter, then fabric and cutting mat on top
- 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
- With some fabrics, after cutting, a thread or two will remain where die blades meet. Snip threads with scissors.
- Blades on some dies are positioned at an angle. Align fabric to edge of shape, not edge of die board.
- 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.