Foiling with cutting dies

Crafty tip – Use your metal cutting dies to hot foil with the tri-plate and die bonding tape This neat trick allows you to hot-foil a multitude of images using your tri-plate and a bit of die-bonding tape. Method Insert the tri-plate into the hot-foiler and attach to the press. Switch it on and set to thermostat 3. Place your test paper on the make-ready mat. Place your chosen die on the paper, cutting side down. Cut 2 small pieces (0.5cm each) of the die-bonding tape and place with the white backing facing up on top of the die. Bring the press down to heat activate the die bonding film for a few seconds and release. The die bonding film … Continue reading Foiling with cutting dies