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Accuquilt Starry Path 9 inch finished

   
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AQ Cutting Mat Required: 255138 

How to Die Cut 3-Color Starry Path Quilt Blocks:

For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller. The die is specially designed to cut one 3-color, 9" block in one pass through the cutter.

  • Fabric Color 1: Cut four 10 1/4" x 4" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes A and C to cut.
  • Fabric Color 2: Cut two 7 1/4" x 6 1/8" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes B and D to cut.
  • Fabric Color 3: Cut two 7 1/4" x 6 1/8" rectangles. Place right side up over shapes B and D to cut.
  • TIP: To create a 5-color block, cut four 10 1/4" x 4" rectangles and place right side up over shapes A and C to cut. Then place one 7 1/4" x 6 1/8" rectangle each of four different colors. Place right side up over shapes B and D to cut.

Why Quilters Love the GO! Starry Path Die:

  • Starry Path is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut one 3-color, 9" block in one pass through the cutter.
  • No templates, no special rulers, and no paper piecing! Starry Path includes 4 shapes that are difficult to cut by hand.
  • Starry Path features specialized dog-ears and includes ¼" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
  • Starry Path includes screen printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes.
  • Packaging includes step-by-step sewing instructions to make constructing the block easy. Plus, a free pattern to get you started.
  • Fat Quarter-friendly.
  • Do you EQ? If you have Electric Quilt®software, you can use it to create your own Starry Path designs from their block library and cut your fabric.

AccuQuilt Benefits: 

  • 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

Die Tips: 

  • 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.