Couture Creations - GoPress and Foil Machine

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The GoPress and Foil machine from Couture Creations is an unbelievably versatile crafty companion for your *diecutting and embossing craft machine that adds the ability to letterpress, hotfoil, emboss, ink, stamp press, cut and more with the cutting dies you already own or Couture Creations specially designed hotfoil stamps, cut,foil and emboss dies and heat activated foils - sold separately.

Download the Cheat Sheet for commonly used sandwiches for this craft machine by clicking here now.

Compatible with: Hotfoil Stamps and These Accessories

What goodies will you receive in your GoPress and Foil Box?
1 x GoPress and Foil Machine with Australian power connector
1 x Heating Platform with Stamp Press Cover
1 x Heat Resistant Silicone Mat
1 x Pick'n Lift Tool
1 x Heat Activated Foil Sampler Pack (Gold & Silver Mirror Finish Rolls of Foil)
1 x Metal Conversion Plate (Required for Cut, Foil and Emboss Dies)

(*) Works with most diecutting and embossing machines on the market that can accommodate the GoPress and Foil's Heat Platform which measures 150mm wide and 25mm tall. Including the Cuttlebug Machine, Platinum Machine and Sizzix Bigshot machine.

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GoPress and Foil Example Heat Activated Foil Hotfoiling GoPress and Foil Scrapbooking Layout Foiling

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What craft materials can the GoPress and Foil work with?

The GoPress and Foil machine works with a myriad of materials, from leather, thin textiles and chipboard to cardstock, plastic gift bags, hessian, ribbon and patterned paper making it the most flexible solution available today for creating unique foiled, embossed, die cut and letterpress effects!

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A Quick Introduction for Using this Versatile Craft Machine

The GoPress and Foil machine is an amazing innovation ready to create a myriad of stunning new projects, we have listed some how to's below, but first, please read these handy tips:

* Trim the sharp edges on your heat activated foil pieces so there is not a lot of excess foil
* Use a metal shim or card shim where necessary to create the ideal pressure
* Pass the Heating Platform slowly though your diecutting machine

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CHIPBOARD Turn on machine
Open lid
Place a thin metal shim on the heat plate
Place foil coloured side down onto metal shim
Place chipboard piece
Close lid and let chipboard heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
THIN CUTTING DIES Turn on machine
Open lid
Place cutting side up
Place foil coloured side down
Place card or medium you wish to use
Close lid and let die heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
EMBOSSING WITH FOIL Turn on machine
Open lid
Place metal shim on heat plate
Place foil coloured side down
Place card ( size the card to the piece you wish to foil )
Place emboss folder ( embossing side down )
Place B - Plate
Let the plate combination heat up for 30 seconds
Keep lid open
Wind through once slowly ( you may need to use a piece of cardstock as extra shim depending on your machine )
LETTER PRESS No heat required ( don't turn machine on )
No foil
Place hotfoil stamp on heat pad
Place card or desired medium
Place 2 layers of card stock shim
Close lid and wind slowly through and back
LETTER PRESS WITH INK No heat or foil required
Place ink onto your hotfoil stamp similar to any other stamp and place image side up onto heat plate
Place card
Place 2 layers of card stock shim
Close lid and wind slowly through
HOTFOIL STAMPING Turn on Machine
Open lid
Place hotfoil stamp onto heat plate
Place foil coloured side down
Place card or other medium
Close lid and let it heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
CUT AND HOTFOIL STAMPS Turn on machine
Open lid
Place metal shim #1
Place cut and foil hotstamp sharp edges up
Place hotfoil coloured side down
Place card stock
Place metal shim #2
You may also need an extra card stock shim subject to what machine you use
Close lid and let it heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
RIBBON AND TEXTILES Turn on machine
Open lid
Place hotfoil stamp onto heat pad
Place foil coloured side down
Place ribbon
Close lid
Wind slowly through and back
FOILING WITH NORMAL THIN DIES Cut "Die Cut'N Bond" and apply to your card stock
Select your normal thin die
Cut in your Go Cut and Emboss die cutting machine ( or any other machine )
Take the card stock out of the die and then peel off the layer that protects the sticky layer
Apply foil colour side away from adhesive
Place into your "Go Press and Foil" machine
Place a metal shim
Close the lid and allow to heat for 20 seconds
Wind slowly through

 

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Not convinced? Just take a look at this craft video below for further introduction and walk through of just some of the amazing things you can do with this fabulous craft machine and purchase your crafts and scrapbooking supplies online today with Hobby Craft and Scrap:

 

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