Do you know how to make custom shapes with stitched dies? I found myself in a dilemma the other day. I wanted to die cut a sentiment with a fun shape but none of my dies were the right size. Has that happened to you too? If so, today’s video is for you!

Even if you’ve never had this problem today’s Tuesday Tip video is for you too because you won’t find yourself in the pickle I was in. Learning how to make custom shapes with stitched dies is a great customization tool you’ll refer back to often once you learn how to do it!

I love how you can change the shape of a die just by changing the way you die cut it. Are you ready to learn how?


How to Make Custom Shapes with Stitched Dies | Tuesday Tip Video

You’ll be looking at die cutting in a whole new realm after you see this die cutting essentials tip!


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Did you enjoy learning how to make custom shapes with stitched dies? Let me know in the comments which die cut was your favorite!

Want to add any of these dies to your collection? I would be oh so grateful for your order! Click a pic to begin!

Here are a few other dies you might like to try using this technique!

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QUOTE OF THE DAY – “Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.” — Edward de Bono

I love how my new frames look and the dies were right under my nose the entire time. I just needed to look at them differently. I needed to think outside the box. Over this next week, take a look at your dies and sentiments and see what you can create from your dies. Get more bang for your buck and S-T-R-E-T-C-H your dies!

Thank you for joining me today! Have a GREAT week everyone! See you on Thursday for a new video!


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