Looking for a new addition to your card making supplies? 3D projects have never been easier, as Scoreboards dies allow you to both cut and score at the same time, to make for a smooth assembly. Scoreboard dies are compatible with Sizzix Big Shot, Sizzix Big Shot Plus, Sizzix Big Shot Foldaway, Sizzix Big Shot Pro and Sizzix Big Shot Express, along with the use of Extended Cutting Pads (655267). All of these are perfect die cutting machines for card making, as well as cutting most matboard and chipboard for journaling. Scoreboards are the perfect dies for a range of creative pursuits, including creating anything from sturdy boxes and pockets, to holders and other versatile designs What is die cutting?Die cutting is a quick and easy way of producing individual, or mass shapes from paper, foil, cardstock or even chipboard using a machine and die, instead of cutting by hand. What cuts my material? A die cutting machine will always be necessary in order to die cut, though it's not the machine itself that physically cuts your material. Your chosen die (for example a Sizzix Bigz, Thinlits or Framelits die), is responsible for cutting the design. . . the machine just applies the pressure. So if you're ever unsure if you can die cut a certain material, check the compatibility of your die rather than your machine How do I use a Scoreboards die? It’s easy Grab your Big Shot Machine (660200) and Extended Cutting Pads (655267) to get started. Firstly, take one cutting pad and place your Scoreboards die on top. Then, place your chosen material on top of the die. Complete your sandwich with your second cutting pad placed on the top of the Scoreboards die and chosen material and it’s ready to go With one roll through your die cutting machine, your design will be cut. Note: Scoreboards dies are not compatible with Standard Cutting Pads due to their length. Extended Cutting Pads (655267) will be required. If you’re unsure, have a look through our ‘From the Manufacturer’ section or head over to our Brand Store, where we have plenty of educational videos Are Sizzix dies compatible with non-Sizzix machines?We always advise use of our dies with Sizzix machines for best results. If you do have any questions relating to the compatibility of Sizzix dies with alternative machines, please get in touch with the manufacturer of the machine.