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Thread: I have the acuquilt 9" block set. Could I use this to modify the last BH mystrey?

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    I have the acuquilt 9" block set. Could I use this to modify the last BH mystrey?

    I love the quilt pattern but would like to use my acuquilt to cut all the pieces. This will be delayed though, because of a huge project I'm currently working on. Also would doing this cause any discord with the copyrights of the mystery? Don't want to do anything unethical.

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    There is no problem with copyright using an Accuquilt to cut the pieces. Is this the quilt?

    I have no idea if the 9" accuquilt block set has the right size pieces in it for this quilt, but maybe someone else will know.

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    I don't know what the 9" accuquilt set has, but if you asked in the " On Ringo Lake" mystery quilt thread I'm sure someone can help you. I think a couple of ladies used there accuquilt cutters.
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    Hey Rhonda, I also have the 9 block set and was not able to use it for the mystery because the dies cut pieces that are too big. I think the folks who used dies from one of the block sets were using ones from the 6 inch block set.

    Even though the blocks for the BH mystery are 9 and 1/2 unfinished there are A lot of pieces in each block which is why the dies from the 9 inch set ended up being too big.

    Someone did post the die numbers for the dies they used on the thread here on the board- if you go to that thread you should be able to find the info.

    OTOH- if you are looking to enlarge the blocks, then I think there are a couple of dies in the 9 set that could be used.

    Also, my understanding is that there is one piece in the quilt that has to be cut by hand because there is not a die available that will cut that shape in the correct size.

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    Rhonda, I was thinking the same thing but enlarging to the 12" size since that's the size of the Qube I have. Like Rob said, the block has so many pieces that you actually need dies from 6" Qube plus some others. And I don't think you can cut the larger pieces of the setting/border with your dies. I gave up cause I basically was doing it to improve my piecing game and now am just developing my own block to use.

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