Cut Size: Note: Cut size dimensions not included due to non-standard shapes.
Finished Size: 10″ Finished Block (25.4 cm).
Board Size: GO! 10 x 24
AQ Cutting Mat Required: 55205
How to Die Cut 5-Color Pickle Dish Quilt Blocks:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller. Tip: The die is specially designed to cut one complete 5-color 10″ block in one pass through the cutter.
- Fabric Color 1: Cut one 2-5/8″ square. Place right side up over shape B to cut. Cut one 7-7/8″ x 9-3/8″ rectangle. Place right side up over shapes A & B to cut.
- Fabric Color 2: Cut two 9-3/8″ squares. Place right side up over shape C to cut.
- Fabric Color 3: Cut two fan-folded 3-1/2″ x 2-5/8″ rectangles. Place over shapes D & DR to cut. Cut six 6-1/2″ x 2-3/4″ rectangles. Place right side up over shapes F to cut.
- Fabric Color 4: Cut three 5-1/2″ x 2-3/4″ rectangles. Place right side up over shapes E to cut.
- Fabric Color 5: Cut two 5-1/2″ x 2-3/4″ rectangles. Place right side up over shapes E to cut.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Pickle Dish Die:
- Pickle Dish is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut one 5-color, 10″ block in one pass through the cutter.
- No templates! No special rulers! Pickle Dish includes 11 shapes that are difficult to cut by hand.
- Pickle Dish features specialized dog-ears and ¼” seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
- Pickle Dish includes screen printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes.
- Free pattern downloads and step-by-step block assembly instructions are available to get you started.
- Fat Quarter-friendly
- Do you EQ? If you have Electric Quilt® software, you can use it to create your own Pickle Dish designs from their block library and cut your fabric.
- Cut so much more fabric in less time.
- Get accurate cuts every time — No slipping rulers or mistakes
- Easiest to use — Simply place die on cutter, then fabric and cutting mat on top
- Save fabric with Two Tone Foam — Get more out of your fabric by placing it only over the shape you want to cut.
- Safe to use — No blades come anywhere near your fingers
- With some fabrics, after cutting, a thread or two will remain where die blades meet. Snip threads with scissors.
- Blades on some dies are positioned at an angle. Align fabric to edge of shape, not edge of die board.
- Use good quality fabric to reduce fabric stretch.
- It’s always a good idea to test cut one shape before cutting many shapes to ensure fabric orientation is correct.