Saturday, 30 November 2019

Squares Cards from Rectangle Craft Dies

Hi bloggers!  Today's video features one of my favourite die cutting tricks!  I will show you how to make a square shape out of a rectangle die shape for more versatility!  

The finished dimensions are 7 3/4"  x  7 3/4" in size.  All for now, Sue x
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hazel young said...

A wonderful card Sue xx Hazel

Steph Cotterill said...

Hi Sue a gorgeous sample and will definitely watch your tutorial later today.
Whatever your plans have an enjoyable way xxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, lovely card today. Love the colours and dies look fantastic.

Barbara V

Marion Scott said...

Hello Sue, a gorgeous card and a great video
Marion S x

Pauline Austen said...

Morning Sue,

Can't wait to watch today's video as despite repeating myself; I love using your ruffled edge die but haven't used it to make a square.
Beautiful card. Thank you. Hugs xx Pauline

Catherine Lyons said...

A beautiful card Sue just love the ruffled edge die.
Catherine v94

carol edwards said...

Hello Sue, lovely ruffle edge die making a beautiful Christmas card. Off to watch video especially as I want to to this method for some of my Christmas cards Thanks as always Sue xx

June Smith said...

Morning Sue and all Wilsonettes, amazing sample, I will be watching the video in a minute with interest. Love the ruffle dies.

Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, great video, love how you have cut the die down to make a square. Think I will be trying this tiday! Love Jean xxx

Marie P. from Longridge said...

Good Morning Sue.
A beautiful card and a great video making a great start to the weekend.
Thank you for showing us how to create a little more of your magic.
My Mum used to say "You can't make a silk purse out of a Sow's ear" but I wouldn't put it past you Sue.
Have a wonderful weekend
Marie P.

Barbara Gosden said...

Hi Sue
A beautiful card.
B xx

Crafty Vonnie said...

Good morning Sue,
A beautiful card & video, I love how you share how you make your beautiful creations. Yvonne xx

BridgetCG said...

Hello Sue, such a beautiful card, off to watch the video and pick up some great tips. Have a good day all. Bx

karenlotty said...

Great card Great trick

Scottydog said...

I love it when you cut your dies up to make another shape, you just make it look so easy! Really must give it a go as I make a lot of square cards, but I do have a few of your rectangle Dies. I certainly couldn't see where you had done the cuts & the small pearls hide it completely. It makes a lovely card. Thank you for your inspiration Sue.

Hunnymummy54 said...

Good Morning Sue and all the Wilsonettes
What a beautiful card today, lovely for Christmas but versatile to use for any occasion

Sending love and Healing hugs to all that need them xx

Have a good day all
Sharon MK

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Beautiful card. Enjoyed the video.

Ann Topp said...

Good Morning Sue. Saturday morning...on my setee... got my cuppa in hand and just watched your fabulous video. I love how you alter your dies from one shape to another. And I love this card. So beautiful. You make everything look so easy and how neat you are...unlike me. I. Do try though. Beautiful sample Sue. Thankyou. Sending hugs and best wishes to everyone who needs them this morning. Kind regards Ann Toppcards Leeds

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue- this is a a gorgeous card. I love the way you cut your dies and it's always good to be reminded of your technique. The glittered borders are so subtle and pretty. Great video. Sending best wishes

theresa w said...

Hi Sue and lovely wilsonettes x
Fabulous card Sue x I love the versatility of your dies and am looking forward to watching the video later x thankyou Sue x
Theresa w in Berks xxx

scrAPpamondo said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for the trick!!

Pat L said...

Hi Sue
Thanks for the great video and lovely card, I have tried cutting into your dies but it never looks as good as yours

Love and hugs to everyone

June Ballenger said...

I am so sorry I haven't been around for a while but life takes over some times. This is a real beauty Sue love it xx

Deb E Isle of Wight said...

Gorgeous post with versatile dies - still have the video to watch when I get away from the cleaning!!! Evil necessity, but means I can get into my new craft shed!!!!

Crafty Cruiser said...

Beautiful card
Doreen R

sued99 said...

Gorgeous card. X

Maria said...

Hi Sue
Beautiful card and a good trick to share with us, thank you.
Have a good weekend.
hugs Maria x

Lisbeth said...

Hi Sue. Love this card today and I love the way you can make square cards from your rectangular dies meaning you get more use out of them. I have used this idea quite often since you showed us how to do this before.


Pawprintx4 said...

A great video with a useful trick for extending your die collection. I also love the glittered edging.
Everyone, have a fabulous weekend,
Stephanie K

Anonymous said...

Great video...thanks so much.

Love this card.

Jan D., FL, USA

Jackie Meechan said...

Gorgeous card. Lovely and clean.

Nana on the Hill said...

Great tutorial Sue, love theway you cut down the rectangle die cut it certainly made a, beautiful card x

Suzzette Yandle said...

Gorgeous design using modified die cuts and creative placements. Your Marilynne die is a beauty and so versatile! Your videos are great and always so helpful. Thank you for sharing. Hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving. said...

Hi Sue.
A lovely card and great tutorial, thank you.
Take care and have fun Kitty.

Fluffycat said...

Hi Sue, I love this gorgeous card and the way you have created a square from the Ruffled Edge Frame. I am pleased to say that I achieved this with the help of a previous video showing a similar alteration to a different die. Once you know where you are going with it, it all makes perfect sense and your videos are excellent at showing this so I thank you.


Crewe Trish said...

Hello Sue
What would I do without your inspiration,thank you for this video I love making square cards so will now have a rethink of all my rectangular dies

Helen Terry said...

Hi sue beautiful card great design. Thanks Helen xxx

Yorkie girl said...

Hi Sue
Another beautiful sample for us to admire.
Perfect lovely design as always
Take care My friend
Theresa Goodwin

Jean Z said...

Hi sue, Lovely card. love Jean Z xxx

Jackie T said...

Hi Sue this is a stunning card. I love those dies. Just back from a lovely cruise. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Muriel said...

Hello Sue and all
As if your dies aren’t versatile enough as they are, you show us ways to make them into even more useful shapes and designs. Love this card, golds and whites always so classy
Muriel x

cr@fty said...

Hi Sue
I love how you show us how to get the maximum use out of our dies! Today’s card is stunning I’m off to watch the video!
Hugs x
Heather T

ursula said...

I have done this quite often following your tip Sue, thank you once again....beautiful card here, the type I like for Christmas....luv Ursula xx

Rose in Chester said...

Hi Sue,
Beautiful card, and great video.................. great for people like sieve-like minds :-)


Eunice Astle said...

Beautiful card Sue, and thank you for the wonderful idea on how to resize a die!!!