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Organizing Cutting Dies

Organizing Cutting Dies

I’m using a Sizzix Big Shot to cut fabric for quilting. As my die library has grown I needed a store solution. Accuquilt offers a wire die holder in a few sizes from $23 to $35. I picked up a few letters holders at  thrift store for 50 cents each. As your die addiction supply grows you can add more letter holders.
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If I could do it over, I would have gotten all the same size. The frugal side of me overrides the OCD side of not buying matching letter holders at full price. But if I see another one for 50 cents at thrift store I will splurge.

The one below works well. Mine are pushed together on the back of my cutting table.

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I hate the die packaging, so I cut off the image label and taped it to the actual die with clear packing tape.

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It is very helpful to see the die cutting line, especially when placing scraps of fabric. Simply trace the cutting lines with a  silver sharpie.

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How do you store your dies?

 

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