BetterPress Letterpress System

Introducing the BetterPress Letterpress System from Spellbinders! Elevate your crafting game with this versatile system from the BetterPress Collection. Compatible with leading manual die cutting machines like the Spellbinders Platinum or Platinum 6 (all sold separately), this easy-to-use system produces professional stationery-style projects with detailed impressions you can feel. Craft beautiful floral designs and pair them with the heartfelt sentiment "to my favorite person" using the plates included. Get creative and make a lasting impression with the BetterPress Letterpress System.

Includes:

  • 1 Chase 
  • 3 White Shims 
  • 1 Magnetic Insert 
  • 1 Platen
  • 15 BetterPress Cotton Card Panels (5 sheets of three colors: Porcelain, Bisque, and Pebble).
  • 1 roll of yellow Best Ever Craft Tape.
  • 1 BetterPress black ink by Ranger Ink
  • 3 press plates - 1 flower bunch and 2 sentiments 

Size:

  • Chase is 6 ⅛” x 12 ⅝” 
  • Shims are 5 13/16” x 8 ⅞”
  • Magnetic insert is 5 13/16” x 8 ⅞”
  • Platen is 6 1/8 “ x 10 ½”
  • BetterPress Cotton card panels are A2 size 4.25" x 5.5"
  • Best Ever Craft Tape 0.625" x 180"
  • Black ink container is 1 7/16" x 1 13/16"
  • Press plates and dies are between .75" x 1 3/16" and 2.75'' x 5 ⅛”

Additional Information:

  • Sentiments included are the UK English spelling “to my favourite person” and the US English spelling “to my favorite person”.
  • The Press Plates can be run through the BetterPress System in your die cutting machine (sold separately).
  • The Chase is the main piece that holds the 3 shims and the magnetic platform in place. It also has 4 magnetic corner spring pins that align with the platen.
  • The Magnetic Insert has ¼ inch grid lines and A2 and A7 outlines to assist with placement.
  • The platen is the clear top plate with lines for card sizes. It also has magnetic round circles in the four corners that align with the magnetic springs on the platen.
  • Use watercolor, ink, foil, and more (all sold separately) with your BetterPress designs. 

How To Use:

  1. Place the three shims on the base of the Chase and then place magnetic insert over the shims.
  2. Place the BetterPress Press Plate on the Chase, using the grid lines for correct placement.
  3. Place your card panel on the underside of the Platen, lining it up with the A2 or A7 lines. Use the Best Every Craft Tape to secure it in place.
  4. Open up your BetterPress ink pad, and lightly tap the raised ink pad across the Press Plate, making sure it is well-inked.
  5. Align the Platen to sit on the four magnetic corner spring pins on the Chase, but do not press down.
  6. Place your sandwich into your manual die cutting machine and run through.
  7. Carefully remove your sandwich and then remove the card panel from the Platen. If it does not have enough ink, simply repeat the process.
  8. You can now color your image with your favorite crafting mediums (sold seaprately) and finish making your card or other paper crafting project!

Note from the Manufacturer:

Machines the BetterPress is compatible with: 

  • Spellbinders Platinum and Platinum 6
  • Deep Sea Die Cutting and Embossing Machine
  • Sizzix Big Shot
  • Sizzix Big Shot Plus
  • Sizzix BigKick
  • Sizzix Switch (since it is capable of using steel rule dies and has a 6" wide opening)
  • Tim Holtz Vagabond
  • We R Memory Keepers Evolution
  • RG Amaze
  • Gina K's Intri-Cut

Machines the BetterPress is NOT compatible with: 

  • Cuttlebug
  • Gemini
  • Gemini II
  • Anna Griffin Empress
  • Machines that cannot cut Steel Rule Dies
  • Machines that have a platform smaller than 6" wide 

Price
$80
Pickup available at Anemoia Mercantile

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If damage occurs in transit, your cooperation will be required to facilitate a damage claim in order to issue a refund. To expedite the process, please send, along with your refund request, clear, well-lit photos of the following:

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  • the item and damage to the item
  • in some cases, the carrier will request an onsite inspection, so please retain all packaging until the claims process has been completed

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