How to Die Cut Gnome Shapes:
Apply fusible web product to the wrong side of the fabric, following manufacturer’s instructions, before cutting for fusible appliqué.
- Hat: Cut and fuse 2 3/4" x 3 1/4" rectangles. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 12 hats across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 156 hats.
- Beard: Cut and fuse 2 5⁄8" x 2 3/4" rectangles. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 14 beards across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 182 beards.
- Body: Cut and fuse 2 7⁄8" x 3 1/4" rectangles. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 12 bodies across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 144 bodies.
- Nose/Shoe: Place scraps on blade and cut.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Gnome Die:
- GO! Gnome is a must-have die for every die collection! Gnomes add a festive and jovial personality to every project! Perfect for whimsical quilts and garden or holiday-themed projects.
- No templates required! The GO! Gnome die includes 5 applique shapes that are difficult to cut by hand: Hat, Beard, Body, Nose and Shoe.
- Quickly and easily cut four of each pre-fused applique shape in one pass thru the cutter (fusible counts as one half layer of fabric).
- Cut Gnome shapes out of a variety of fabrics: cotton, batiks, wool, felt, flannel, fleece, Cuddle® fabrics and more!
- A great way to use up scraps.
- Includes free embroidery download with 3 stitches ($ 18 value).
- Free pattern downloads available to get you started.
- Charm Square-friendly
- 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.