Originally Posted by tessaduck
This is off topic, but I'm curious. Someone, please tell me about detailed dies. I just got the metal adapter plate for my cuttlebug, and I'm still sweating, trying to get a clean cut, with a holly die cut plate from Taylored Expressions. Is there a trick to getting clean cuts with delicate, detailed dies?
I think the metal shim goes on top of the die for a bit of extra oomph... but if that doesn't work put it under the paper you are cutting through so that the die has something "hard" to press into. It shouldn't hurt the die as it's made a bit softer for a little give!!!