Sunday, August 3, 2008
HIT ME WITH YOUR BIG SHOT
Big news in Stampin Up. They have released the Sizzix Big Shot for Stampin' Up.
For those you don't know what a Big Shot is The Big Shot is a manual die-cutting system that you can use for a number of projects and crafts. The simplicity of the Big Shot makes it a great addition to any one's crafting hobby.
How does it work? Using steel-ruled and chemically-etched dies, the Big Shot cuts out images by passing card stock and other materials through rollers that utilize pressure to cut through the materials. With just a couple turns of the handle, you'll be able to cut through a wide variety of materials. The Big Shot also comes with special cutting pads and a cutting platform that not only make the Big Shot safer and easier to use, but also lengthen the life of the product.
The Big Shot works with ALL competitive dies, and the steel rule dies can cut through an impressive list of items. See below:
Cut through the following 50 materials using steel rule dies and your Big Shot machine. Please note the maximum thickness of several materials.
Light weight steel
Aircraft plywood (1/64")
Mat board (adhesive or none)
Foam with chipboard (.1)
Fine sandpaper (.00)
Extra thick template plastic
Plastic canvas (7 mesh)
Friendly (jewelry) plastic
100% pure beeswax (cut with parchment paper on top & bottom of beeswax)
Adhesive and non-adhesive rubber
Static cling vinyl
Warm & natural batting
Adhesive and non-adhesive flexible magnet
Heat n' shrink plastic
Adhesive and non-adhesive felt
Shiny self-adhesive and non-adhesive paper
Poly foam adhesive and non adhesive
3-D illusionary plastic
Glow in the dark adhesive and non adhesive
Personal Embossing Plastic (PEP)
Shaggy plush felt