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Accuquilt GO! Morning Star-12" Finished Die

This Block on Board (BOB) is a bright ray of sunshine that creates a beautifully intricate 12” block. In one pass through a GO! Me, GO! Baby, GO!, GO! Big and Studio (with adapter) you have all the pieces you need to create one complete two-color block. Place these blocks together for a mandala quilt or pair it with the GO! Mix & Match 12” Qube for even more pattern possibilities.

Die Specifications:

  • AQ Cutting Mat Required: GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 24 in. 2 Pack (15.2 cm x 61 cm) Item 255138

    How to Die Cut 2-Color Morning star Quilt Blocks: 

    For best results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller.  Tip: The die is specially designed to cut one 2-color, 12" block in one pass through the cutter. 

    • Fabric Color 1: Cut three 12" x 4 1/4" rectangles and place over A shapes.  Cut two 4 7/8" x 4 7/8" squares and place over B shapes. 
    • Fabric Color 2: Cut three 12" x 4 1/4" rectangles and place over A shapes. 

    Note: You will have two extra isosceles triangle shapes for each color.  Set aside for future blocks. 

    Why Quilters Love the GO! Morning Star Die: 

    • Morning Star is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means its specially designed to cut one 2-color, 12" block in one pass through the cutter.  
    • No templates! No special rulers! Morning Star includes 2 basic shapes that can be a challenge and time-consuming to cut by hand. 
    • No foundation paper piecing needed to make this classic block.  Morning Star features specialized dog-ears and includes 1/4" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing. 
    • Morning Star includes screen printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes. 
    • Free pattern downloads and step-by-step block assembly instructions are available to get you started. 
    • Fat Quarter-friendly
  • Finished Size:
    • 12” Finished Block (22.9 cm)

Die Tips:

  • 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.


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