How to Die Cut Feathers Shapes:
Apply fusible web product to the wrong side of the fabric, following manufacturer’s instructions, before cutting for fusible appliqué.
- Curved Feathers: Cut and fuse 2" x 3 1/4" rectangles. Cut 12 curved feathers across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 216 curved feathers.
- Straight Feathers: Cut and fuse 1 7/8" x 3" rectangles. Cut 13 straight feathers across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 247 straight feathers.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Feathers Die:
- Feathers have long been a favorite motif for quilters. This die cuts perfect straight and curved feathers that can be used for applique designs, flower petals, angel wings, birds, raindrops and border designs.
- No templates required. The GO! Feathers die includes two shapes that are typically difficult to cut by hand.
- 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 feather 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.