I have had my Cuttlebug since 2008 - love it to bits. But... has anyone else found that they don't cut through some of the really intricate dies?
I had a Spellbinders D-Lites Whimsical Tree die which has never cut properly. Last week I really wanted a tree silhouette so I tried again. And again, and again. Moved it all round the edges of the plate. Added a shim. Added another shim. THEN my C plate cracked. And it still hadn't cut through.
I returned the stupid die and ordered a new C plate and a different brand die, similar size and design. I just tried out the new die - and I've got the same problem. It cuts the outside edges and the trunk, but not the middle. Multiple passes moving the die around the plate, then one shim, and I've finally got it to come out with about 10 minutes of tweezing, teasing and tearing. I'm SO disappointed.
All my existing dies are fine, and I have a ton. Many are really detailed, but cut with no problem.
So is it the die, or my bug? Could something have come adrift inside? Are Cuttlebugs adjustable?
Please tell me about your experiences with this kind of die?