What I’m Working On…

I cut out stacks and stacks of small tumbler shapes…I am planning on working the quilt as a leader and ender project.


As I was cutting with my Accuquilt Go!, I ran into a bit of a problem.  If you look at the die on the edge of tumbler on the left you can see my problem.  The blade curved over.  Today I am going to call in and see about getting a replacement.  I haven’t had any problems like this with any of their products and I am sure they will replace it…in the meantime, I have enough tumblers cut to keep me sewing for awhile.

Update:  I called Accuquilt and they are replacing the die.  I love great customer service!

I am totally inspired by this quilt on the cover.


I think my tumbler is smaller than the one in the pattern.  Right now I am trying to figure out how big I want to make it…Queen size maybe…that’s LOTS of tumblers.

Stop back tomorrow and I’ll show a finished quilt….I finally finished my summer quilt a long from Crazy Mom.

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18 thoughts on “What I’m Working On…

  1. Linda

    I love your tumbler!! The scrappier, the better. I have a soft spot for them! They are the easiest and prettiest quilts to make. I just posted my tumbler on Friday. I’m sure they’ll replace that piece. I don’t have a GO! yet, but hopefully some day.

  2. Angela

    I love your tumblers blocks! I just got my small tumbler in the mail but I haven’t used it yet. I am trying to finish up some Christmas gifts, but then I’m sure there will be a tumbler quilt in my future. It may be super quick to cut a queen sized quilt, but remember, you still have to sew them together!

  3. paulette doyle

    Oh Jo!!
    You are making MY quilt!! :o) I am sew excited!! As soon as Accuquilt announced that they were making a 3 1/2 inch tumbler and then when I saw THIS quilt on the cover of Sew Scrappy I knew I would make it!! LOVE it and your colour choice is perfect!! Can’t wait to see it finished!! Too bad about the die but Accuquilt is great! Now I just need to buy the die!! Thanks for the inspiration!!
    Have a wonderful Christmas and all the best!

  4. Mary

    Pretty tumbler…I’ve been lurking on not leaving near as many comments since time is a premium these days. You are still enjoying the GO!….I don’t see much chatter about it anymore in blogland.

  5. Judy D

    Another die on the list…I didn’t think I would want this one and now I want to go out right now and get it!! That is going to be a fabulous quilt.

  6. AnnieO

    I love tumblers! Your fabric choices look great. I have that AP&Q calendar too and you are right, the tumblers are a lot bigger (as in you can’t use charm squares). Have fun!

  7. Debbie

    I was inspired by that same magazine and hope to do one next year. I love yours – all the fabrics are wonderful for it. I wish I had an Accuquilt, but I’m going to have to cut mine out the old fashion way!

  8. Michele

    When did that magazine come out? I’d like to get one. That is a beautiful tumbler quilt! I can’t wait to see yours too! Accuquilt is great for replacing your die. I keep thinking of getting a Go! Cutter but haven’t yet, but hearing this makes me more intetested.

  9. Tea in MO

    I think we are related. I purchased that magazine; I purchased that GO! die (I need to check my blade); I’m cutting small tumblers too. I cut Monday and Tuesday night and have chosen the ones I want to use for my project and they are up on my design wall. It will not be bed size though. Have fun!

  10. Dionne

    I do love the customer service at Accuquilt. Although I must say I’ve never had a problem with any of my dies. I’ve done a lot of tumbler baby quilts, but then I did a really fun tumbler I called Snowy Night, just finished it — I’ll need to post a picture. LOVE your pics!


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