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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - About the Cuttlebug Embossing and Die Cutting Machine

The Cuttlebug is a versatile cutting and embossing machine and is useful for scrapbooking, paper crafts and card crafts.

 

 

Cuttlebug Machine 1

1. This is how the Cuttlebug looks. This is the closed position and is small and compact for easy storage.

Cuttlebug Machine 2

2. Opened, the Cuttlebug has a tray for processing the embossing folders or die cuts. When opening both trays, the Cuttlebug adheres to the table to make it stable when using.

 

Cuttlebug A, B and C Plates

3. The Cuttlebug comes with 3 processing plates. Depending on what you are embossing or cutting, you will need 2 or more of these plates. The “A” plate is the thickest and the “B” plate the thinnest of the three.

Cuttlebug Embossing Folders

4. These are two examples of the very large selection of Cuttlebug embossing folders. The larger folder is great for making background embossing and the smaller version is perfect for gift tags and also for embossing small messages.

Cuttlebug Embossing Folder 2

5. Each folder opens and you will place the paper inside. Inside you will notice a positive and negative print. This will guarantee a quality embossed image once you have processed the folder through the machine.

Cuttlebug Embossing Folder 6

6. To process, you will need to place your plates and materials in the following order:

1. The “A” plate
2. The “B” plate
3. The embossing folder with the
   paper placed inside it.
4. A second “B” plate

Cuttlebug Embossing Folder 7

7. Turn the knob on the right side and process the “sandwich” through. Once finished, the paper is perfectly embossed.

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Cuttlebug Dies

8. These are Cuttlebug dies. The top side is metal and underneath is foam. You can buy them like here in a pack of 4 or larger ones sold individually. 

Cuttlebug Die 3

9. To process using a die, you will need to place your plates and materials in the following order:

1. The “A” plate
2. The “B” plate
3. The Cuttlebug die with the foam
   side facing up
4. The paper or cardstock
5. A second “B” plate

Cuttlebug Die 7

10. Place the “sandwich” on the tray and process through the machine by turning the knob on the right.

Cuttlebug Die 10

11. Once through, the image is cut.

Cuttlebug Die Embossing 2

12. You can go one step further and emboss the cut image by placing it in the folder and following steps 5-7.

Cuttlebug Die Embossing 3

13. This is how the embossed cut image now looks like.

 

 

Using the Cuttlebug with Sizzix Original Dies, Sizzix Sizzlets, Double-Do Dies and with materials such as felt, fun foam and fabric

 

 

 

The Cuttlebug was used to make this cheerful birthday card
Click here for a larger image and supply list to make this project.

Turquoise Happy Birthday Card

 

 

 

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