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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - More about the Cuttlebug Embossing and Die Cutting Machine

The Cuttlebug is compatible with Sizzix Sizzlets, Sizzix Original Dies and also with Double-Do Dies.You can also use the Cuttlebug combined with Sizzix Original Dies to cut fabric, fun foam and felt.

Learn first about how to use the Cuttlebug here

 

 

Cuttlebug with Sizzix Sizzlet 1

1. The Cuttlebug is compatible with Sizzix Sizzlets.

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

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

Cuttlebug with Sizzix Sizzlet 2

2. This is the finished result using a Sizzix Sizzlet.

Cuttlebug with Sizzix Originals 1

3. Sizzix also has the Original Dies. These are thicker dies and can also be used easily with the Cuttlebug.

To process using the Sizzix Original die, you will need to place your plates and materials in the following order:

1. The “B” plate
2. The Paper
3. The Sizzix Originals Die with the
   foam side facing down (also works when facing up)
4. A second “B” plate

Cuttlebug with Sizzix Originals 2

4. These are examples of die cut flowers.

Cuttlebug with Double-Do Template 1

5. In Europe, there are dies from Double-Do. These are wafer thin and are also compatible with the Cuttlebug.

Cuttlebug with Double-Do Template 2

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 Double-Do die with the foam
   side up
4. The paper
4. the “C” Plate

 

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Cuttlebug and Felt

7. By using one of the Sizzix Original Dies (See and follow the placement order in step 3 and replace the paper with this material), you can not only cut paper, but felt...

Cuttlebug and Fun Foam

8. ... fun foam and ...

Cuttlebug and Fabric 2

9. ... fabric.

Cuttlebug and Fabric 1

10. When die cutting fabric, it is wise to iron on fusible web to the backside of the fabric first to prevent fraying. This also has the advantage that the die cut fabric can be easily ironed and appliqued on another surface.

 

 

About the Cuttlebug

 

 

 

Happy Birthday Card - Purple Flowers
The Cuttlebug combined with the Sizzix Original Die “Flower Layers 3” was also used to make this birthday card
Click here for a larger image and supply list to make this project.

Birthday Card with Large Flower
The Cuttlebug combined with the Sizzix Original Die “Flower Layers 3” was used to make this cheery birthday card
Click here for a larger image and supply list to make this project.

 

 

 

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