Spread Your Quilting Wings with a Pieced Butterfly Block

May 4, 2022 8:30:00 AM / by Alyssa Nordmeyer

Everyone knows that the month of May brings flowers, but this time, it also brings a new Die to Try die – the GO! Butterfly Pieced-9” Finished Die! No special templates or rulers are needed for this sweet shape, so you won’t have to wing making a graceful butterfly block.

 

 

 

GO! Butterfly Pieced-9" Finished

 

 

Monthly Limited Edition Dies

The Die to Try program offers an exclusive die board on the first Tuesday of every month. These shapes are only available at AccuQuilt for a limited time before supplies run out, but the following month means another great new die to try!

 

GO! Butterfly Pieced-9" Finished Fabric Example

 

 

Make This Classic Block New

The GO! Butterfly Pieced-9" Finished Die is a Block on Board (BOB) die that allows quilters to cut two 4-color butterflies in a single pass through any GO! Fabric Cutter, including the Studio with the appropriate adapter.

 

The die board features lettered shapes so that piecing is a breeze, especially since there are no Y-seams. While the butterfly is a traditional block, using this Die to Try die will bring you a vast amount of creativity to modernize it, just like with the projects below!

 

GO! Flying At Night Throw Quilt Free Pattern

Let Your Quilting Skills Radiate

The contrast of a dark background with brightly colored butterflies in the GO! Flying At Night Throw Quilt is a subtle nod to the fact that butterflies shine, even on the cloudiest days.

 

This easy-to-make pattern is perfect for beginners since the additional dies needed are the:

 

 

Download the Free GO! Flying At Night Throw Quilt Pattern Here

 

 

Dazzle Your Guests

The month of May is known for emeralds and the first sighting of Monarch butterflies, which is beautifully captured in the GO! Fancy Wings Throw Quilt.

 

 

GO! Fancy Wings Throw Quilt Free Pattern

 

This gorgeous pattern can be created when also using the:

 

 

Download the Free GO! Fancy Wings Throw Quilt Pattern Here

 

 

GO! Community Garden Wall Hanging Free Pattern

A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

It's no wonder that a group of butterflies is called a kaleidoscope, and the GO! Community Garden Wall Hanging definitely helps this fun name ring true.

 

To make your own colorful community of butterflies, pair the GO! Butterfly Pieced Die with the:

 

 

Download the Free GO! Community Garden Wall Hanging Pattern Here

 

 

 

GO! Spring Flutter Wall Hanging Free Pattern

 

A Lovely Addition

The GO! Spring Flutter Wall Hanging is a stunning combination of the GO! Butterfly Pieced Die with the:

 

 

To make this wonderful wall hanging a year-round decoration, think about using different colors, patterns, and fabrics for each block and border. 

 

Download the Free GO! Spring Flutter Wall Hanging Pattern Here

 

 

Migrate to A New Block with the GO! Butterfly Pieced Die

If you missed our AccuQuilt Live Event for the launch of the GO! Butterfly Pieced-9" Finished Die, check out this video to learn more about this user-friendly die.

 

 

 

You can also take advantage of the special introductory pricing while supplies last for this die as well as the bundles.

 

Quick Compliments from the AccuQuilt Community 

While this has just been released, AccuQuilters already have already seen how well the GO! Butterfly Pieced-9" Finished Die will enhance their projects after watching the live event.

 

Norma D. "love[s] the butterfly die," and Kathy J.S. agrees, stating that this die has "great alternate uses for all the shapes on this BOB." Some quilters might be surprised by how versatile the GO! Butterfly Pieced Die is for their projects, but we know how creative you all are!

 

Even those who might not be drawn to the shape are surprised. 

 

"Wow! Did not think I liked butterflies, but you have made me re-think that!"

- Karen

 

We're excited to see how many quilters are already delighted by this die, and we can't wait to see what fantastic projects they come up with. Don't forget to use the hashtag #AccuQuiltBuilt and tag us @AccuQuilt to share what project you make using the GO! Butterfly Pieced Die!

 

Topics: Patterns

Alyssa Nordmeyer

Written by Alyssa Nordmeyer