I recently replaced my antique, red, Sizzix Big Shot with a new Sizzix Big Shot Plus. I wanted to use embossing folders, but my old Big Shot didn’t have a crank, so you had to press, lift, move item, press, lift, move item, etc. It really wasn’t working well for what I was trying to do. In addition, I wanted to use some larger pieces of paper, cardstock and bigger dies.
The new machine is wonderful to use! Just crank the handle and out pops your cut items!
I also got the Sizzix ScoreBoards XL Die - Passport Book die. With this die, and other’s like it, you can cut shapes from cardboard up to 1⁄16” thick. This means that you can cut shapes from standard mat board.
So, I’ve cut a set of covers for a new book project that I want to make. Here you see them, cut from the mat board, and coated with Liquatex white gesso.
Now I get to play!