Cut Size: Crab: 4-3/4” W x 3-1/8” H (12.1 cm x 7.9 cm), Fish: 4” W x 3” H (10.2 cm x 7.6 cm), Seahorse: 2-1/2” W x 4-3/4” H (6.4 cm x 12.1 cm), Starfish: 3” W x 3” H (7.6 cm x 7.6 cm), Eye/Circle: 3/8” (1 cm)
Finished Size: Crab: 4-3/4” W x 3-1/8” H (12.1 cm x 7.9 cm), Fish: 4” W x 3” H (10.2 cm x 7.6 cm), Seahorse: 2-1/2” W x 4-3/4” H (6.4 cm x 12.1 cm), Starfish: 3” W x 3” H (7.6 cm x 7.6 cm), Eye/Circle: 3/8” (1 cm)
Die Board Size: 6 in. x 12 in. (15.2 cm x 30.4 cm)
AQ Cutting Mat Required: GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 12 in. (15.2 cm x 30.4 cm)
How to Die Cut Sea Life Medley Shapes:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller.
- Crab: Cut and fuse 5 1/4” x 3 5/8” rectangles. Cut 11 crabs across the width of fabric. One yard of 40” wide fabric cuts 66 crabs.
- Fish: Cut and fuse 4 1/2” x 3 1/2” rectangles. Cut 11 fishes across the width of fabric. One yard of 40” wide fabric cuts 88 fishes.
- Starfish: Cut and fuse 3 1/2” squares. Cut 11 starfish across the width of fabric. One yard of 40” wide fabric cuts 110 starfish.
- Seahorse: Cut and fuse 5 1/4” x 3” rectangles. Cut 13 seahorses across the width of fabric. One yard of 40” wide fabric cuts 78 seahorses.
- Eye/Circle: Use scraps.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Sea Life Medley Die:
- Perfect for fishing or beach-themed quilts, baby or kid’s projects, quilting with kids, or just adding a bit of fun to a regular quilt!
- Get creative! Combine GO! Qube pieced blocks, Storm at Sea or Snail’s Trail blocks with aquatic applique shapes.
- Sea Life is a popular quilting motif and appeals to a wide variety of quilters, novice and seasoned.
- GO! Sea Life Medley includes four unique shapes that are difficult to cut by hand.
- Make quick appliqués by applying fusible web to the wrong side of fabrics prior to cutting.
- A great way to use up scraps.
- Packaging includes a free pattern to get you started.
- Charm Pack 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.