Originally Posted by Angie1974
As of this evening, I apparently do NOT know how to use a plain and simple die. It's a large pattern, but it will only cut certain portions of the design, and less and less of this with each pass through the machine. I am trying to resist the urge to toss the useless die AND the die-cutting machine into the more-than-plentiful snow outside. On days like this, I have NO idea why I like and spend a fortune on this hobby.
Have you heard about the metal shim? It's the only way I can cut the intricate dies. There are several threads on here about what works for different machines but for me it solved all my problems with the thin dies.
You like this hobby because when it works it is so much fun...