How to Die Cut Small Houses Shapes:
Apply fusible web product to the wrong side of the fabric, following manufacturer’s instructions, before cutting for fusible appliqué.
- House Base-Curved: Cut and fuse 2" x 3 1/4" rectangles. Cut 12 curved bases across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 216 curved bases.
- House Base-Rectangle: Cut and fuse 2 1/8" x 3 1/8" rectangles. Cut 12 rectangle bases across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 192 rectangle bases.
- Roof-Arch, Roof-Triangle & Roof-Cupcake: Cut and fuse 3 1/4" x 3 1/2" rectangles. Cut 12 arch, triangle or cupcake roofs across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 120 arch, triangle or cupcake roofs.
- Roof-Scallop: Cut and fuse 2 1/2" x 2 5/8" rectangles. Cut 15 scallop roofs across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 210 scallop roofs.
- Angled Chimney, Chimney/Window and Door/Arch: Place prefused scraps on blade and cut.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Small Houses Die:
- This die cuts out two types of houses with four variations of roofs, one slant chimney, and a door. Perfect for applique quilts, garments, gift tags, home decor, holiday items, and so much more!
- No template required. The GO! Trees die includes applique 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 GO! Small Houses 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 Square-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.