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lori92760 12-31-2011 01:40 PM

matchbox dies
sizzix makes a matchbox die and su has an their exclusive one. sizzix tells their dimensions, what are the finished dimensions of the su die? i am looking to make some favors, so i want one that nuggets fit in. has someone used either and how many fit?


thelittlebirchtree 12-31-2011 02:47 PM

Do you have a sizzix pro? The matchbox die by sizzix is for use only in the pro. Not sure about the SU die. Lifestyle crafts makes a matchbox die that would work in the regular sizzix with extended plates. I was actually jut going to post here and see if anyone has used it! It's for sale on amazon right now for 20 dollars which I think is pretty reasonable. I spoke to customer service but they wouldn't really confirm to me what types of medium it would cut through. I want it to cut chipboard and they pretty much said "maybe".

Nawnee07 12-31-2011 03:06 PM

The SU match box die holds 4 nuggets and works with the regular big shot.

thelittlebirchtree 12-31-2011 06:07 PM

Sorry I am new here, what are nuggets? How big are they?

Yapha 12-31-2011 06:09 PM

The SU Matchbox is 2 5/8" x 2" and like Judy said holds 4 nuggets perfectly. You can make it bigger if you want though, I have a tutorial (free, of course) on my blog on how to make it longer:
Matchbox Gift Card Tutorial Rubber Stamping & Card Making with Yapha

Yapha 12-31-2011 06:12 PM


Originally Posted by thelittlebirchtree (Post 19041986)
Sorry I am new here, what are nuggets? How big are they?

Hershey Nuggets. They look great wrapped and in the matchboxes. You can see them here:
Inside the Boxes Rubber Stamping & Card Making with Yapha

Crafter 4 Life 12-31-2011 06:41 PM

Thank you for the tut on how to expand the matchbox. I was disappointed with the original size because it is so small. The pillow box and scallop envelope are too small for a gift card unless you alter them too. Just wish the cut size was large enough for a gift card. The kids in the family are now gift card age so this
is what I need most.

Thank you again.

lori92760 01-01-2012 08:59 AM

i do have a pro and the sizzix die is 3 5/8 x 5 1/4, so it will fit a gift card, but not sure how many nuggets. but 4 nuggets for table favors seems like enough. thanks.

ladycne 11-16-2012 04:58 AM

Have you seen a die that will work with the grand calibur?

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