How to Die Cut Nautical Shapes:
Apply fusible web product to the wrong side of the fabric, following manufacturer’s instructions, before cutting for fusible appliqué.
- Ship’s Wheel: Cut 4 1/2” x 4 1/2” rectangles. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut eight ship’s wheels across the width of fabric. One yard of 40” wide fabric cuts 64 ship’s wheels.
- Anchor: Cut 3 7/8” x 4 3/8” rectangles. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut nine anchors across the width of fabric. One yard of 40” wide fabric cuts 81 anchors.
- Sailboat: Cut 4 1/4” x 4 1/2” rectangles. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut eight sailboats across the width of fabric. One yard of 40” wide fabrics cuts 64 sailboats.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Nautical Medley Limited Edition Die:
- Make a splash when you pair nautical shapes with nautical-themed fabrics in quilts, wall hangings and other fabric projects.
- Get creative! Combine GO! Qube pieced blocks or your favorite Block on Board® block with nautical applique shapes.
- Nautical is a popular quilting motif and appeals to a wide variety of quilters, novice and seasoned.
- GO! Nautical Medley includes three unique shapes that are difficult to cut by hand
- Limited-edition dies come in a collectible teal-colored tray
- Make quick applique by applying fusible web to the wrong side of fabrics prior to cutting
- A great way to use up scraps
- Includes free embroidery download with 3 stitches ($22 value)
- 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