Squares are a basic building block in quilting. Arrange squares in colorful combinations for great quilt designs. This 2" square finishes to a 1 1/2" square and can be used for cornerstones, watercolor quilts, checkerboard designs, scrappy quilts, prairie points, 4-patch and 9-patch blocks, and borders. Die packaging includes project directions for a Squares and More to GO! baby quilt.
Cuts six 2"W x 2"H (5 cm x 5 cm) squares. Cut even more with up to six layers of 100% cotton fabric. Use 5" x 10" cutting mat (55110).
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.