How to Die Cut Bird Shapes:
Apply fusible web product to the wrong side of the fabric, following manufacturer’s instructions, before cutting for fusible appliqué.
- Wide Bird: Cut and fuse 4" x 5" rectangles. Cut 8 birds across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 72 birds.
- Pointed Tail Bird: Cut and fuse 3 1/4" x 5 7/8" rectangles. Cut 6 birds across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 66 birds.
- Rounded Tail Bird: Cut and fuse 3 1/2" x 5 3/4" rectangles. Cut 6 birds across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 60 birds.
- Wing: Cut and fuse 1 3/4" x 2 1/8" rectangles. Cut 18 wings across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 360 wings.
- Wing: Cut and fuse 1 1/2" x 2 3/8" rectangles. Cut 16 wings across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 384 wings.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Birds Die:
- Make any project a little more fun and whimsical with this collection of cute birds, a favorite appliqué motif for quilters. You’ll love adding them to apparel, home decor, quilts and more.
- No templates required. The GO! Birds die includes five applique shapes that are typically difficult to cut by hand.
- Great value! Get multiple bird sizes for the price of one GO! Birds die.
- Quickly and easily cut four of each pre-fused applique shape in one pass thru the cutter (fusible counts as one half layer of fabric).
- Cut bird shapes 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 available 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.