Did you know you can cut out virtually ANY shape using an AccuQuilt fabric cutting machine, even if there’s not already an AccuQuilt die for that shape?! Let me tell you about how I recently ordered a CUSTOM AccuQuilt die from the AccuCut company Custom Shape Pros.
Whether you’re a quilter, sewist, fiber artist, or even paper crafter – using an AccuQuilt or AccuCut machine can drastically improve efficiency and accuracy!
In this video and blog post, I share with you the steps of the process for ordering your own custom AccuQuilt die. You’ll see my initial design concept all the way through to the actual finished die! It’s a very easy and quick process!
The Sail quilt pattern is a modern Half Square Triangle quilt pattern for any skill level quilter! The block-based quilt pattern design features one of the easiest foundational quilt blocks in 2 different sizes, and the pattern teaches you 2 different Half Square Triangle techniques! If you like easy quilt patterns and a fast, fun quilt finish – this quilt pattern is for you! And, if you’re thinking of making your first quilt, this is a great option!
This easy modern quilt pattern might be considered a skill builder, as it will teach you 2 different main ways to make Half Square Triangle quilt blocks, and it includes helpful diagrams & instructions for every step of making the quilt top! This easy half square triangle quilt pattern PDF is available as a digital download as well as a paper pattern.
The most precise way to make an Economy Quilt Block is to use a fabric cutting machine like AccuQuilt to cut out the pieces for you! I’ve been a huge fan of AccuQuilt for a while now, and this Economy Quilt block tutorial will show you exactly why I love it so much! Making an Economy Quilt block using AccuQuilt is super easy and there’s a good chance you already have the dies you’ll need! Follow the tutorial below to get started and learn all my secrets for making a perfect and precise quilt block.
If you don’t have an AccuQuilt fabric cutting machine, you can still make an Economy Quilt Block using a rotary cutter by following this Economy quilt block tutorial.
This article is all about which AccuQuilt dies are the best for AccuQuilt fabric cutting machine beginners. If you don’t already use an AccuQuilt fabric cutting machine to cut your quilting fabric pieces, I’d like to also draw your attention to a couple other resources that will help you learn about AccuQuilt and the basics of how the machines work.
I’m typically the type of person that chooses simple over complex about 99% of the time, which is why it was so odd for me to want to try making a Mariner’s Compass quilt block. The Mariner’s Compass block features a lot of crazy points, weird angles, and also involves sewing curves – all things that would normally scare me away! BUT I made the quilt block, and it wasn’t even all that hard! I have a secret weapon to share with you that made this intimidating Mariner’s Compass quilt block actually super easy! Are you ready to know my secret to making this complex quilt block super simple?