Archive | February, 2016

Die Cutting Squares from Strips

3 Feb

I want to share a technique I use for turning strips into squares. For this project I need 100’s of 1/2″ squares for windows and chimneys. I’m using the Sizzix 1/2″ Strip die on my Big Shot Plus (this die also works on the BigShot/Big Kick or BigShot Pro).  

 The 1/8″ lavender scrap shows where the felted wool lies outside the cutting blades.  

 Here is cut one still attached.  This attachment gives cut one a “memory” and allows you to treat it as one piece instead of 4 individual strips. 

 This preparation for cut two. The strip set is laid back on the die perpendicular to the blades. Again the lavendar scraps indicates where the felted wool lies outside the cutting dies.  

 Successfully cut squares from strip set.  

 1/2″ squares for Windows and chimineys.  

 The project Meadow Cottages. All die cut. 

I encourage you to cut something out and create!  

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