How To Use Sizzix Big Shot Machine To Cut Felt Fabric--Part I

sizzix big shot cut felt Feltie appliques and hair clips are so popular now. How to make those cutie felties? The answer is to die cut felt.

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What we need. Sizzix Big Shot Cutting Machine; Wool Blended Felt fabric; Sizzix Dies;

1. In figure below, 3) is multipurpose platform; 1) is TAB 1 on platform; 2) is one of the cutting pads..

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To cut felt, first we put cutting pad on TAB1, as below.

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2. Put dies on cutting pad, foam side up.

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3. A piece of felt (4"x9" piece was used here) on top of dies.

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4. Then put a piece of paper on top. I just found a flier from the recycle bin. The thickness of this paper is like the construction paper.

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5. The other cutting pad -- #4 in picture.

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Top the other cutting pad to finish the "sandwich".

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6. Follow the big shot instruction, pass the platform through the big shot machine. Here's what we got.

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7. Mix n match petals, here are several possible styles can be made.

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7. More possibilities to mix n match several sets with different colors.

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Some dies are desiged to cut fabric/felt and some are not. Click here to see our next article explains the little trick to use different dies to cut felt fabric.



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