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Thread: accuquilt dies

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    accuquilt dies

    I recently bought myself an accuquilter go. With Christmas coming I am planning on putting dies on my wish list. There are so many I am not sure which to choose. Please share with me what your favorite dies are.

    Janie

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    I love all of the strip dies but recently I have been using the rag die for quilts that I will be giving as xmas gifts. Like you there are so many to choose from.

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    I have the Go also and enjoy the circles as it is 3 sizes, the hex again 3 sizes, the 2.5" strip for borders, and different triangle sizes as they cut off the corners so well.

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    I find the strip dies are the most useful. It is hard to keep the ruler straight over the width of fabric.
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    I use the 5" square die to cut charms and the 2 1/2" strip to cut jelly rolls. There are so many patterns that use these shapes, it's easy to find a pattern you like to use these dies.

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    I'm going to keep my eyes on this thread - I was going to ask the same question.

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    there are so many dies available, you just have to see which ones you would use. there are several that are really neat but I know I would never use them. My favorite so far is the drunkards path, I cut a full size quilt in 2 colors in less than 2 hours. now I'm working on a diamond scrappy.

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    I have the Studio and the strip dies are my favorite especially 2.5"

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    My favorite currently is the 2x2.. Great way to use up the lil scraps.. I have most dies minus the holiday appliques- dont see a need for them..

    I love the big tumbler, baby tumbler, 3x6 bricks, and all the rag dies.... I bought the strips but I haven't opened them. For now I can cut strips pretty fast with my rotary cutter.. Blazing star looks cool- again another one not opened, The DWR is another id hate to have to cut all the pieces so Im sure the die is uber helpful ( yes another still wrapped)..

    I hate the parallelogram.. cant sew them right to save my life...

    Be sure to buy extra mats- they are basically disposable.. Get the milky white ones, they last longer- the grey ones are crap.. the rag dies will eat thru your mats quicker then normal so make sure you have back ups to your back ups...
    Last edited by luvTooQuilt; 11-11-2011 at 06:05 AM.

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    I have the Studio and I haven't met a die I didn't love LOL. I especially love the strip dies because I can't keep a ruler steady to cut the width of fabric and the circle dies which I use for wool. What I am always looking for is ways to use the dies in a quilt. I wish more patterns/magazines were die friendly.

    Suzy

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