Embossing FAQ


How do I emboss Spellbinders® M-Bossabilities™ Folders in my Grand Calibur® Machine?

Start with the A Base Plate on the bottom, place the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder, with paper inside of it, on the plate. Cover with the Grand Raspberry Plate. Insert into the front of the Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine, turn the handle and the sandwich exits at the back of the machine.


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How do I emboss Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Folders in my Cuttlebug by Provo Craft?

Start with the Cuttlebug A Plate, then the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Folder with media inside, add 3 pieces of 65# cardstock as a shim. Cover with the Cuttlebug C Plate and feed through the Cuttlebug machine.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Folders in my Big Shot by Sizzix?

Start with the Big Shot Multipurpose Platform, add 2 pieces of 65# cardstock as a shim. Then place the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Folder with media inside it, into the sandwich. Cover with the Big Shot Cutting Plate. Feed through the Big Shot Machine.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Folders in my BigKick by Sizzix?

Start with the Spellbinders Grand Calibur Junior A-Base Plate, then the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Folder with media inside, cover with the BigKick Black Plate. Feed through the BigKick machine.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders M-Bossabilities in my Big Shot Pro by Sizzix?

Start with the Sizzix Sliding Tray, then the Adapter Pad, Cutting Pad and Premium Crease Pad. Place the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder, with paper inside of it, on top of the Crease Pad. Next layer the Spellbinders Tan Embossing Pad, Spellbinders A-Base Plate, and Spellbinders C-Cut Plate. Feed through the Sizzix Big Shot Pro machine.

Spellbinders Accessories are not included with the Big Shot Pro machine and must be purchased separately.

 

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How do I emboss Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folders in my Vagabond by Sizzix?

Start with the Sizzix Solo Platform with the Solo Shim. Place the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder with paper inside of it, Add one Spellbinders Enlarged Tan Embossing Pad, then 3 sheets of cardstock as shims (approx 70-80 lb cardstock), and one Vagabond cutting pad. Feed through the Vagabond Machine.

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How do I use a Cuttlebug Embossing Folder in my Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine?

Start with the A Base Plate on the bottom. Place the folder with cardstock on top of the A Base Plate and cover with the Grand Raspberry Plate. Insert into the front of the Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine. Turn the handle and the sandwich exits at the back of the machine.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders Impressabilities templates in my Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine?

Start with the A Base Plate on the bottom, place the Spellbinders Impressabilities® template on it. Cover with media, facing down. Cover it with the Tan Embossing Pad, then the B Embossing Plate. Insert into the front of the Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine, turn the handle and the sandwich exits at the back of the machine.

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How do I use a Cuttlebug Embossing Plus Folder in my Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine?

Start with the A Base Plate on the bottom. Place the folder with cardstock on top of the A Base Plate and cover with the Tan Embossing Mat then the Grand Raspberry Plate. Insert into the front of the Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine. Turn the handle and the sandwich exits at the back of the machine.

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How do I use a Fiskars Texture Plate in my Spellbinders Grand Calibur machine?

Start with the A Base Plate on the bottom. Place the Fiskars Texture Plate on it, next the cardstock, and cover with the Tan Embossing Mat and the Grand Raspberry Plate. Insert into the front of the Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine. Turn the handle and the sandwich exits at the back of the machine.

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How do I emboss with a brass stencil in my Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine?

Start with the A Base Plate on the bottom. Place the brass stencil then the media to emboss on top of it, desired side facing down. Cover it with Tan Embossing Pad. To avoid lines from the outside edge of the stencil, cut a Tan Embossing Pad slightly smaller than the stencil. Place the B Embossing Plate on top and insert into the front of the Spellbinders Grand Calibur Machine. Turn the handle and the sandwich exits at the back of the machine.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders Impressabilities templates in my Spellbinders Wizard Machine?

Start with the White Mat, add the Spellbinders Impressabilities® template, media to be embossed, then the Tan Embossing Pad. Cover with the other white mat and feed through the Spellbinders Wizard Machine. Spellbinders Grand Impressabilities™ are 8¼" wide and need to be custom cut with scissors to fit in the Spellbinders Wizard Machine.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folders in my Texture Boutique by Sizzix?

Start with the Sizzix standard black plate, add the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder with paper inside, then the Sizzix standard black plate. Feed the sandwich through the Sizzix Texture Boutique machine.  Note that the Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folders with "EL" skus will not fit in the  Sizzix Texture Boutique. Skus with "ES" are smaller and will work.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders 3D M-Bossabilities Folder in my eBosser?

Start with the D Plate on the bottom, place the Spellbinders M-Bossabilties folder, with media inside, on the plate. Place C Plate on top, then add Magnetic Shim and cover with B Plate to feed into the eBosser Machine.

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How do I emboss Spellbinders Media Mixáge™ Texture Plates in my Cuttlebug by Provo Craft?

Starting with the A plate, Spellbinders Media Mixáge Texture Plate (textured side up), medium, one Spellbinders W-023 Tan Embossing Mat, 2 or 3 pieces of cardstock and two B plates. Run through Cuttlebug machine. 

 *Cautionary Note: Using more than 3 pieces of cardstock to shim Cuttlebug will result in B plate breakage.

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How can I print this embossing information?

We have created an Embossing Compatibility Chart, spelling out how to use both the Spellbinders Grand Calibur and Wizard with all the popular embossing tools. We also have an M-Bossabilities Compatibility Chart, for using Spellbinders M-Bossabilities Folders in other machines. Click on the links to download the guides.

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