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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 March 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800920002
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £12.99
  • Series: Cut & Craft

Cut & Craft: Digital Die-Cutting


Getting started with your machine by Laura Strutt

Book Description

Discover the secrets of digital die-cutting with this beginner's guide to using die-cutting machines!

Die-cutting machines are perennial best sellers in the craft world. Laura's wonderful new book offers beginners insights into how to create the most amazing projects.

The Cut & Craft series serves to reveal all of the secrets and possibilities of these versatile machines to the keen beginner, as well as explaining to the more established die-cutting artist some new tricks and techniques. 

Digital Die-Cutting is the first in this new series, and aims to introduce you to all that the machines can achieve through projects ranging from simple paper-cut and gifts to more intricate designs, involving the cutting of fabrics and other materials. The instructions can be applied to any die-cutting machine, whether this is a Sizzix or a Cricut

Explore the basic techniques and materials that can be used and applied; followed by 37 inspirational step-by-step projects that can be easily personalized, for every occasion such as birthdays, Christmas, baby showers and more!

With over 70 free SVG files and clear, adjustable templates for each project included, you'll have everything you need to get started!

Table of Contents

Introduction 6, Getting started 8, Anatomy of a digital Die-Cutting Machine 10, Tools & accessories 12, Talking tech 16, Craft tools & accessories 28, Materials 30
Paper & Card 34
Shaker card and envelope36, Papercraft variations44, Paper flower wreath46, Paper flower variations50, Shadow box frame52, Papercut variations58, Journal embellishments60
Vinyl 64
Rainbow romper66, Heat transfer vinyl variations70, Chalkboard planner72, Chalkboard variations76, Abstract plant pot78, Vinyl decal variations82
Fabrics 84
No-sew bunting 86, Bunting variations 92, ‘Read with me’ cushion 94, Fabric variations 98
Branching Out 100
Love potion pendant 102, Engraving variations 106, Stunning storage 108, Etching variations 114, Leather purse 116, Leather variations 120, Engraved acrylic bag charm 122, Engraved acrylic variations 126
Index 128

About the Author

About Laura Strutt

Laura Strutt is a passionate designer and enjoys knitting and crochet, as well as dressmaking, quilting and hand-lettering. She is a former Editor of Craft Business magazine. She launched Sew magazine in 2009. Laura is the author of several books including Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps35 Knitted Baby Blankets and Modern Granny Square Crochet. Discover more about Laura at www.madepeachy.com. Laura lives in Ipswich, UK.

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