Tumbler 2 inch
Print Tumbler 2 inch quilt shapes on fabric and get better results than with a Tumbler template.
Sew by hand or machine.
Tumbler 2 inch is also called Thimble. Print on fabric for better results than with a Tumbler template.
The only difference between a Tumbler quilt and a Thimble quilt is the size. Small shapes or miniatures are usually called Thimbles, and larger shapes are called Tumblers. This two-inch size is in between–just right.
PDF DOWNLOAD – SHAPES + INSTRUCTIONS 12 MB
System Requirements – Windows or Mac with Adobe Reader (not a phone or tablet) and any ordinary color Inkjet printer or all-in-one.
This PDF includes the tumbler and half tumbler. The triangles and square are an extra bonus to add more design options, especially for Cathi’s Tumbler Stars pattern.
Cut on a line with a rotary cutter or scissors.
Features of the Tumbler 2 inch Shape Collection (PDF)
- shapes to print on fabric
- diagrams showing how much fabric you need
- shapes without seam allowances to print on freezer paper (just in case you want templates)
& More Good Things about Tumblers
- use a rotary cutter or scissors
- notes about fabric selection
- rotary cutting tips including “Layer to Cut” for minimal printing
- machine piecing instructions
- pressing instructions
- precision corners and matching marks for great results
- perfect for fussy cutting
- ideal for scrap quilts
- print on charms
Cathi’s Tumbler Stars pattern uses these Tumbler 2 inch shapes.
One of the reasons I chose this size is that you can print 4 perfect tumblers on a fabric nickel, 5 x 5 inches. Print on charms, “nickels” or scraps.
The FP is cut larger than the fabric in this case (above). See more great tips for printing on scraps in the free chapter of The Inklingo Handbook.
Whether you call it a Thimble or a Tumbler, this shape is faster, more precise, and easier than with any other method, especially if you use the Layer to Cut method described in the shape collection.
Inklingo’s correct grain, precise lines, matching marks, and crosshairs make tumblers easier than ever to sew.