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Thread: Accuquilt GO cutter?

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    Senior Member LAQUITA's Avatar
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    Accuquilt GO cutter?

    I am looking at purchasing the GO cutter but wanted to ask you all a few questions first please.
    (1) if you have a GO do you really use it? In other words is it worth purchasing?
    (2) what dies do you use most?
    (3) if you have/had one and don't use it or sold it, why? What about it didn't you like?
    (4) best prices on dies?

    Thanks everyone,
    Have a very blessed day!
    LaQuita (aka) - Yai-Yai to the most precious grandbaby around of course I'm partial! LOL


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    Member lynda53's Avatar
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    I absolutely LOVE my Go Cutter..I did only plan to purchase dies that were hard to cut with a rotary cutter such as drunkards path,double wedding ring etc but have purchased 2 1/2 strip cutter & rag dies with more to come...I love them all. Our prices are different here in Australia so cant advise you on that one.

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    Super Member Chasing Hawk's Avatar
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    I just ordered mine, well actually the Go Baby one. I think I will just use the basic ones. Like the squares, triangles and rectangles, boring I know. I also figure since my niece is now interested in sewing. I can send her some homemade charm packs to experiment with.

    I also took under consideration how much I would be using it. I opted for the small version as opposed to the more expensive one.
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    I have a Baby Go and I have used it. I am not interested in piecing so I only purchased the applique dies. A member of my quilt guild is a dealer and she sells to us at a 25% discount. I make mostly Linus quilts and I like to decorate them with the child friendly appliques. I first apply fusable web to the back of the fabric before I run it through the Go. Then all I have to do is iron it on my project and sew it around the edge to permanetly attach it to the quilt. If my grandchildren were younger or when I start to have greats I will find a whole lot more to do with it. I will admit that like many of the gadgets I have purchased I only use it in fits and starts.

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    Does anyone know if you can get better pricing on this at Quilt shows? Going to the show in Paducah this year (my first) and wondering if I should hold off on purchasing?

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    Power Poster mighty's Avatar
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    I have the go and the studio cutters I love them. Purchase the dies that you will use most and then add to your supply as go along.

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    Super Member Peckish's Avatar
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    I have a Go Baby and love it. I've done a lot of triangles and circles. I wish I could get the Rob Peter, Pay Paul die, but it's too big for the Baby. If you like precuts, there's a die that will cut 2.25" strips. That one seems to be very popular.

    The best price on dies anywhere is a Yahoo group called pinsandneedles1. The group owner sells them at a price that cannot be beat, including shipping.

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    Power Poster BellaBoo's Avatar
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    The Go is as important to me as my sewing machine. My newest die is the ribbon die. It makes a great border. I use the tumbler and rag die the most. I also use the 2 1/2 square die and strip die a lot. I usually buy a new die to make the shape I need for a quilt pattern. I keep a stock of mats on hand. When I find a sale I stock up. The circle die is a fun one to have.
    Got fabric?

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    Super Member PaperPrincess's Avatar
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    I have the big Studio cutter, my sister has the Go!. I was impressed with how sturdy the smaller machine was. I don't do applique, so the dies that I have are lots of geometrics (triangles and squares) and strip cutters. I also purchased the dies for 2 curved pieced quilts, Winding Ways and Drunkard's Path. I cannot imagine cutting either of these last 2 quilt by hand!
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    I have a GO and many dies...some appliqué but mostly geometric for piecing and of course the strips are great......I have found an excellent source. A yahoo group called pinsandneedles1. You have to join the group but you will learn a lot from the members.

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