Tuesday, August 19, 2008

There's a New Big Shot in Town!

It's the Sizzix Big Shot for Stampin' Up! The Big Shot is a sturdy manual die cutting machine used to die cut materials for use on crafts, home décor projects, and even clothing--it's a big deal! You'll love what the Big Shot machine, a 6-time winner of Creating Keepsakes Reader's Choice Award for best die cutting equipment and dies, can do for you.

Design your own custom pillow appliqués using the Tulipe Bigz die or make custom fabric flowers to embellish a quilt. From sewing to quilting to home décor, the Big Shot is the perfect tool for many types of crafting. Use our Stampin' Up! exclusive dies to create die cuts and stencils with our artwork and designs for all your craft needs.

Planning and preparing projects is fast and economical with the Big Shot machine. Cut out eight of the same chipboard letter or 20 scalloped pennants in just a few minutes. You'll be able to cut and score 3-D items in seconds, and the projects will be ready for you to enjoy. Or create embellishments for cards, scrapbook pages, or any other type of project by cutting multiple images at once.

Cut through the following 50 materials using steel rule dies and your Big Shot machine. Please note the maximum thickness of several materials.

  • Brass (.055)
  • Light weight steel
  • Aluminum (.016)
  • Tin (.008)
  • Aircraft plywood (1/64")
  • Basswood (1/16")
  • Balsa (3/32")
  • Paperwood
  • Mat board (adhesive or none)
  • Chipboard
  • Fabric
  • Silicone
  • Foam with chipboard (.1)
  • Corrugated pad
  • Adhesive-backed cork
  • Fine sandpaper (.00)
  • Strene
  • Extra thick template plastic
  • Template plastic
  • Plastic canvas (7 mesh)
  • Bubble wrap
  • Sheet foam
  • Friendly (jewelry) plastic
  • 100% pure beeswax (cut with parchment paper on top & bottom of beeswax)
  • Adhesive and non-adhesive rubber
  • Ruffleboard
  • Static cling vinyl
  • Warm & natural batting
  • Fusible fleece
  • Quilt batting
  • Adhesive and non-adhesive flexible magnet
  • Heat n' shrink plastic
  • Adhesive and non-adhesive felt
  • Pop-up sponge
  • Shiny self-adhesive and non-adhesive paper
  • Iron-on fabric
  • Poly foam adhesive and non adhesive
  • 3-D illusionary plastic
  • Glow in the dark adhesive and non adhesive
  • Suede paper
  • Funky fur
  • Personal Embossing Plastic (PEP)
  • Shaggy plush felt
  • Canvas
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Shelf lining
  • Placement
  • Embossing rubber
  • Thin leather
  • Gasket material
One cute project you can do quickly and easily is a little girls outfit and matching bookbag.
  • Old Olive 5/8" grosgrain ribbon
  • Pewter Jumbo Eyelets
  • Flower Layers w/Leaf Bigz die
  • Flower Layers Originals die
  • Sizzix Big Shot for Stampin' Up!
  • Buttons
  • Fabric
  • Felt
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Shorts
  • Tank top
  • Black crochet thread
Hope you will have fun with Stampin' Up!'s newest product - The Big Shot! Post your projects and what unusual material you have tried with The Big Shot!

Have a great week! Stacy P.

1 comment:

carolm said...

we got ours yesterday. it is so fun! i love it.