This die cuts a beautiful doily that can be used so many different ways. I have used it on cards especially, and it creates a lovely effect as a 'mask' for a walnut ink over-spray. If it is used without the "dryer sheet" release method it is a lot of work to get the bazillion tiny pieces out, so I definitely suggest going online to see how that is done if you don't already use the technique. It has become one of my favorites since I discovered the dryer sheet method that makes all the difference when using such an intricate dye.
I usually get along really well with the thinlits dies and this is by no means the most detailed die I have, but it's the hardest one to clean and it requires a few runs through my big-shot before it cuts all the way though. This makes me think twice before using this die.
It is a lovely design and I will definitely be using it for more projects, but I think it could have functioned better.
After over 5 attempts using fabric softener sheets or waxed paper to get a clean release of the cut paper from the die, I have yet to be satisfied. The smaller die holes toward the edge are not large enough to use a brush to clean the bits of paper out of them making it necessary to use a pik to clean out each individual tiny hole. This has to be done every time before attempting to use the die again. Too work/time intensive for the die to be useful.
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