GO! Snail’s Trail-8” Finished

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SKU: 55196

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Description

This die is a smaller version of our classic GO! Big Snail’s Trail die that works with a GO! cutter, so now even more AccuQuilt users can create the beloved traditional block. This BOB (Block On Board) die is a perfect use for layer cake squares, and you can cut three complete 2-color blocks in just one pass through your cutter!

AQ Cutting Mat Required: GO! Cutting Mat, 10 in. x 10 in. 2 Pack (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm) Item 55203 or GO! Cutting Mat, 10 in. x 10 in.1 Pack (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm) Item 55111

How to Die Cut Snail’s Trail 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 three complete 2-color, 8" block in one pass through the cutter.

  • Fabric Color 1: Cut three 9 7/8" x 8 1/2" rectangles or 10" precut squares. Place right side up over all shapes on board to cut.
  • Fabric Color 2: Cut three 9 7/8" x 8 1/2" rectangles or 10" precut squares. Place right side up over all shapes on board to cut.
  • Tip: You also can cut two complete 4-color, 8" blocks in one pass through the cutter. To create 4-color Snail’s Trail Blocks: cut four layers of different fabric colors at a time.

Why Quilters Love The GO! Big Snail’s Trail Die:

  • Snail’s Trail is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut three complete 2-color 8" blocks in one pass through the cutter.
  • No templates! No special rulers! Snail’s Trail includes 5 basic shapes that can be time-consuming to cut by hand.
  • Snail’s Trail features specialized dog-ears and includes ¼" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
  • Snail’s Trail includes screen printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes.
  • Download step-by-step sewing instructions to make constructing the block easy at accuquilt.com. Plus, a free pattern to get you started.
  • Layer Cake-friendly
  • Do you EQ? If you have Electric Quilt software, you can use it to create your own Snail’s Trail designs from their block library and cut your fabric.

Weight in lbs.: 0.88

Cut Size: Squares (A): 1 1/2" x 1 1/2", Quarter Square Triangles (B): 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", Half Square Triangles (C): 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", Quarter Square Triangles (D): 4 1/2" x 4 1/2", Half Square Triangles (E): 4 1/2" x 4 1/2"

Finished Size: 8" Finished Block (20.3 cm)

Die Board Size: 10 in. x 10 in. (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm)

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