Originally Posted by JenniCA
I cannot figure out why you are having problems cutting.
I have used the dies from Cuttlebug & Sizzix with no problem.
And yes I did cut ribbon and fabric. I didn't put tape over the ribbon and the edges cut smooth!
Once in a while it will leave a few places in felt cut outs that I have to use scissors on.
Some felt is thicker than others.
Thats when I too will put a piece of paper under the die before I cut. Some felt just needs a little more pressure that that piece of paper gives.
I cannot even begin to count how many things I have cut out and not had problems.
When cutting felt you have to replace the plastic sheets often. They warp!
CUtting ribbon and fabric has not been a problem at all. When I cut fabric I use iron on adhesive between two layers of fabric then cut out my shape. That bonds the edges together so it won't fray at all!
Are you having problems with just one die or is it everything you try to cut?
I only have 2 dies and I could not get either one to cut the ribbon--I am going to try building it up under the die and see if that works better.
Thanks everyone for all your advise.