Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #340 November 28th 2012
3D Dies  
Guest tutorial author Shelly Hickox is back with a wonderful tutorial to show you how to create die cuts into a 3D shape.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Matboard or Chipboard
  • Shape die
  • Die cutting machine
  • Adhesive
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Angela asked: "How do you remove the white platform so that I can use an A4 embossing folder in my Grand Calibur?"
    A: That is a great question, Angela. I just recently did it myself and learned an easy way from a Spellbinders™ employee. Take your embossing sandwich and run it through the Grand Calibur starting from the back end. The plates will push out of your tray really easily.
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Trudy has a suggestion for her Eggshell Mosaic tutorial:"I have done it on wood and canvas covered chipboard to create pins. Just coat surfaces like that with a coat or two of gesso. It works great!"

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