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Thread: Accuquilt owners

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    Super Member gaby4v's Avatar
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    Which die is a must have for you??

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    The ones I dont already have!! lol.. I would love to have the critters die and the baby things die.

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    I want any and or all of them that fits the GO Baby.I have the 5" square die.I'm planning on doing a Disappearing 9 patch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fidgety
    The ones I dont already have!! lol.. I would love to have the critters die and the baby things die.
    i agree =] but i have the baby one

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    I haven't used it a ton but the ones I've used the most are the 2.5" strip, the 6.5" square and the 4.5" strip (for borders).

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    Our quilt group bought a Go from club funds, and we got the mix and match set to give us lots of versatility. We later added the two arrabesque dies, a flowe die, hearts and teardrops so that we have some applique ones too.
    Personally, I have just ordered the double wedding ring set of two dies. I have always wanted to do one of those, and there are a great set of videos on Youtube to help do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fidgety
    The ones I dont already have!! lol.. I would love to have the critters die and the baby things die.
    Same here, in time I will have all that I can afford to buy.

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    I have to go baby as well.

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    I think it depends on they type of quilts you like. I *need* strip cutters and dies for shapes I don't want to cut by hand like the circles and rose of sharon etc. I'm not into applique too much so those aren't on my *need* list yet. A wonderful lady named Ebony Love has a website with videos on using the accuquilts with various dies. She's also hosting a mystery quilt starting yesterday for the Studio and one starting next week for the Go using various dies. The website is quiltpossible.com. I've learned that you can use the strip cutters and cross-cut to make squares and diamonds so instead of buying a 3 in. square die I bought a 3 in strip dies so I can cut strips or squares or diamonds. Caution thought .... it's totally addicting LOL. I have a blast cutting now which means my UFO's keep growing and growing.

    Susan

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    Super Member Connie in CO's Avatar
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    Susan,If you do the cross-cut don't your strip come out a little smaller?Like you cut on the length wise grain.Well now i don't know what I'm talking about.Connie in CO

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    I'm longing after the apple core and the hex...for now...

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    I want the 4 1/2 inch strip die!

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    Super Member Connie in CO's Avatar
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    I talked to someone and she has a hex that is warped in the middle.Connie

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    I have found that the most common used dies are the strip dies,like the 2, 2 1/2 and the 4 1/2 , which can also be used to cut into squares. They usually sell for $79 but I've been able to find mine for as little as $49. also if you goto accuquilt.com they have alot ideas for patterns

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    Strip cutters!!!!!!!!

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    Connie,

    I'm sorry, I wasn't very clear. What I was meaning was that you could cut a 3 in. strip then lay the strips cross ways on the die and run it through again and get 3 in. squares. You could also cut 3 in. strips and lay them back on the die blades to cut them in half and get 1.5 in. strips. Is that any clearer?

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