The GoPress and Foil machine from Couture Creations is an unbelievably versatile companion for your *diecutting and embossing machine that adds the ability to letterpress, hotfoil, emboss, ink, stamp press,...
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Couture Creations

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

Included in the Box:
1 x GoPress and Foil machine
1 x Heating Platform with Stamp Press Cover
1 x Heat Resistant Silicone Mat
1 x Pick and Lift Tool
1 x Heat Activated Foil Starter Set (gold and silver)
1 x Metal Conversion Plate (for use with 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.

Looking for Accessories, Specially made hotfoil stamps, cut, foil and emboss dies or heat activated foils to go along with your machine? Check out everything on our wholesale store now by clicking here.

 

See more inspiring projects from our creative community on youtube here!

 

What materials can it 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!

 

What accessories do you need?

The GoPress and Foil machine will work with the embossing folders and thin metal dies that you already own to create beautiful effects, but the most awe inspiring designs are created using our specially designed hotfoil stamps and cut, foil and emboss dies combined with our huge range of heat activated foil colours and patterns. Combine these with your GoCut and Emboss or *Select diecutting and embossing machines to create unique elements for invitations, cards, scrapbook pages, off the page projects and other crafts.

(*) 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, Platinum and Bigshot machines.

 

Some Quick How-To's

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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