A traditional quilt block, Cleopatra’s Fan is perfect for quilters looking for a challenge or a new bucket list project. Die features specialized dog-ears, matching notches on curved seams and screen printed letters on die for easier alignment and piecing. The GO! Cleopatra's Fan die makes a 12” finished quilt block and works with the GO! Qube™ Mix & Match Block system. Your GO! or GO! Big cutter ensures precise cuts in no time.
AQ Cutting Mat Required: GO! Cutting Mat, 10 in. x 24 in. 2 Pack (25.4 cm x 61 cm) Item 255113
How to Die Cut 3-Color Cleopatra’s Fan Quilt Blocks:
- Fabric Color 1: Cut two 13 1/2" x 5" rectangles. Place one fabric right side up and one fabric wrong side up over shapes A/C/F to cut shapes.
- Fabric Color 2: Cut two 16 1/4" x 4" rectangles. Place one fabric right side up and one fabric wrong side up over shapes I/E/G to cut shapes.
- Fabric Color 3: Cut two 21 1/4" x 3 1/2" rectangles. Place one fabric right side up and one fabric wrong side up over shapes J/H/D/B to cut shapes.
Why Quilters Love the GO! Cleopatra’s Fan Die:
- Cleopatra’s Fan is a Block on Board® (BOB®) die which means it’s specially designed to cut one complete 3-color 12" block in one pass through the cutter.
- No measuring! No templates! Cleopatra’s Fan includes 10 unique shapes that are difficult to cut by hand.
- No need to be afraid of curves! Cleopatra’s Fan features specialized dog-ears and matching notches on curved seams for easy alignment and piecing.
- Cleopatra’s Fan 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.
- 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.