Crafts leader offers modern twist on timeless style in latest die-cutting and embossing collection
Sixteen iconic designs celebrate a much loved era in the 1950s die cutting and embossing collection by Sizzix designer Jen Long. A stylish assortment of Bigz™, Originals™ dies, Thinlits™ die sets and Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folders empower 1950s enthusiasts to create cards, scrapbook pages, party decorations, sewing embellishments and more.
“Crafting with the vintage look is always popular but can get pigeonholed into looking old or dated,” Long said. “I wanted this line to celebrate the retro look of the 1950s by incorporating the strong and timeless graphic shapes and elements, while evoking the feeling of nostalgia that time period can awaken in people.”
Six wafer-thin, chemically-etched Thinlits die sets fashion detailed ‘50s scenery designs with vintage kitchen sets, radios, TVs, records and bowling signs. Steel-rule Medium and Large Originals dies cut electric guitars, sunglasses, poodles, saddle shoes and signs from cardstock, chipboard, fabric, leather and vinyl. A Bigz XL camera card die captures picturesque design, while retro bead, dress, kitchen and sewing textures embellish with three sets of Textured Impressions Embossing Folders.
“Our new collection allows consumers to express themselves in many unique ways with everything from paper and fabric to celebrate the fabulous 1950s style!” said Cara Mariano, Art Director for Sizzix.
The 1950s collection is now available in stores around the country, including local craft boutiques and major retail craft chains. For more information, visit www.Sizzix.com/home.
Launched in 2001, Sizzix is a division of Ellison Educational Equipment Inc., the market pioneer and leader of die cutting machines and accessories. Through its portfolio of die cutting machines and die cutting products, Sizzix leverages Ellison’s 37 years of proven manufacturing and technology heritage to empower creativity among its customer base with new and innovative products. Sizzix is a recognized global brand that can be found in over 100 countries and in major and specialty retailers. For more information on Sizzix and its line of craft-inspiring products, please visit www.Sizzix.com/home.
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