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GO! For Christmas!!!

I got a GO! Accuquilt fabric cutter for Christmas and it's still sitting unused except for a few 2 1/2" strips. I'm scared to cut fabric because it seems easier to just follow the quilt pattern for cutting. I'll have to figure out which die to use to get the desired cut.

I'm going to force myself to figure it out and use this marvelous gift!!!

I've added a tab for the upcoming 2011 quilts that I'm sure I'll be buying.

I need to look again at all my quilts and see where I stand. I thought about making BOMs/BOWs of all of them, too much pressure?  I wonder if I'd get so confused if I did a block a day for a month with a different quilt each day. Something to think about, no???

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  1. I got a go a while back and haven't played with it yet because of tryint ot finish Christmas presents. I do have a project due in Jan too than it's taming that scrap bin. I got the apple core die and would love to just make a scrappy quilt with the bin fabrics....I'm a little concerned with fabric grain with cutting this shape...

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  2. I watched a few youtube.com videos on that, but I haven't found them again after I got my GO!. When I find them again, I'll post it.

    Gloria

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