You can use the cuttlebug embossing folders in a Big Shot or a Zip'e'Mate, but they're more expensive than the cuttlebug - but they have the advantage that you can use thicker dies with them, too.
Originally Posted by Rainy Day
Ok, I'm new to card making and took a hiatus from scrapbooking for about 6 years. I do own some lasting impressions, but I don't own a cuttlebug. So is this the only machine like this or is there a competitor? I love the dry embossing techniques and this today makes me want to go out and buy one today! Any comments would be appreciated for an old crafter just beginning life again due to an empty nest.