Question about sizzix

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So everyone is talking about buying a sizzix since everything is on
sale and I have been doing some research to figure out what these
actually are. I was wondering if I could be pointed to someone's work
where they  have used this little machine.

~Crystal


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I use my sizzix on the first 3, I bought the sizzix dolls on ebay

http://tinyurl.com/22cf6l




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Love the Halloween LO and the clock is beautiful. What will you use all of  
the beautiful dolls for - LO's??
Sandy

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I just bought the dolls because I thought they were cute, I don't have any  
plans to use them.

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Great LO and clock!  The dolls are SO adorable!  I'm going to have to look  
for those on ebay.

Lynne

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Thanks everyone! I love those dolls. I never knew you could do so much
with one machine. I think I am going to have to buy one and
experiment. It just opens up your possibilities. What does everyone
think about the smaller sidekick...I have very very limited space so
the smaller I can go the better.


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I love my Sidekick, but you are limited to those dies that fit in it.  
The neat thing is that includes some of the new Cuttlebug dies. But it  
won't fix the larger Sizzix dies. I almost always take my sidekick to  
crops with me, and in fact just bought a tote for it from Creative  
Express. For $15, I couldn't pass it up!
Kathy

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I would recommend the Cuttlebug.  I've used it for all sorts of dies out  
there, large (Revolution) and small Quickuts, BossKuts, Sisslets.  The only  
ones I haven't used are the large Sizzix dies as I got rid of those, they  
took up too much space!   It folds up nicely making it more compact to  
store, it's really easy to figure out what to use with each type die and for  
someone who really didn't like the zipe-mate and the sidekick, I really,  
really like the Cuttlebug though I still love my bosskut too, I just had the  
cuttlebug when I fell in love with the bigger dies.  Here is  a list I found  
online of the dies you can use with the cuttlebug.  For the details, the  
link is bellow. If you do a google search for cuttlebug you will see that it  
is available for a reasonable price.


      Cuttlebug Dies

      Cuttlebug Embossing Folders

      Big Impressions Texture Plates

      BigShot Embossing Folders

      BigShot Large Dies

      Brass Embossing Stencils

      Fiskars Texture Plates

      QuicKuts Dies (Grand)

      QuicKuts Dies (Regular)

      Revolution Dies

      Sizzix CutNFold Dies

      Sizzix Embossing Folders

         aka Simple Impressions

      Sizzix Original Dies & other Steel Rule Dies

      Sizzlit Dies

      Wizard Spellbinders Dies (to cut)

      Wizard Spellbinders Dies (to emboss)



http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=214770

HTH,
M-C

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cware84 wrote:
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you won't be able to do dolls with the sidekick - they're from the  
larger dies.

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The doll dies come in two sizes, large and small. These dolls were made with  
the large red dies. You need the regular sizzix or the Big Shot to use the  
large dies. My preference is the Big Shot although have both.

I love my sidekick the best, I just bought a spare during the creative  
express sale. I use it to cut not only my sizzilits but my zip'e cuts and  
quickutzs dies as well. (you need to use an adaptor to cut zip'ecuts and  
quickutzs with it).
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Re: Question about sizzix ~Scout Lady
I love my sidekick the best, I just bought a spare during the creative
express sale. I use it to cut not only my sizzilits but my zip'e cuts
and quickutzs dies as well. (you need to use an adaptor to cut zip'ecuts
and quickutzs with it).


Hi Scout Lady, I just have a question about the sidekick---and its
probably a silly questions----but, did you mean you have to use an
adaptor with the sidekick? I only have the 2 acrylic thingys for the
sidekick that "sandwich" the dies....is there something else?
Thanks! :)
Ruby


Re: Question about sizzix ~Scout Lady

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It is a flat black piece the same size as a sizzilit die and you use it when  
you cut with other dies like quickutz. Here is a link to it on sizzix.com  
although they don't sell them anymore there. You can still get them in some  
shops and ebay.

http://tinyurl.com/b77kj




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I use my sizzix quite a bit. Some examples in my albums on webshots are:
http://community.webshots.com/user/slmcbeth

Make-n-take album
    America - stars & tag
    Let it snow - snowflakes
    trimmin the tree - light bulbs
    April make-n-take - tabs on bottom of page
    April swap page - little tags at bottom of LO

Raimbow swap album
    Brown page kit - tag and sunflower (I used the sizzix to cut two  
sunflowers for front and back, cut a piece of craft foam for inbetween, cut  
out center of one sunflower and the foam, glued them together with a piece  
of sheet protector to make a shadow box to put the beads in)

New Techniques Album
    Denim Pocket - I love using the shadowbox alphabet set with and without  
the background


--  
Sandy

http://community.webshots.com/user/slmcbeth

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I recently bought the Cricut machine and I will still keep my sizzix.
I love the sizzix machine.  But then again I don't think you could
ever have enough die cuts of anything.  LOL!

Chrissy



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I almost forgot - I use my sizzix to smach bottle caps for LO's, too. I  
think they are too bulky unless they are flattened - just my preference.
Sandy

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