Accuquilt GoCutting fabric is no longer a boring and time consuming experience thanks to the Accuquilt GO. Convenient for cutting different kinds of fabric, this machine is powerful enough to cut through six layers of fabric at a go. This makes cutting easier, faster and more convenient than using a pair of scissors. Upon purchase, you get templates for two sizes of squares and triangles and you can separately buy the additional dies and sizes.
Cricut CuttlebugThe Cricut Cuttlebug is an affordable, easy to carry and store die cutting machine weighing only 5 pounds and comes highly recommended for beginners. Although it has some manual rolling technology aspect, it has a highly functional system for cutting and embossing power. The added advantage is that this very flexible machine enables you to work with different crafting materials as it can be paired with a pretty good number of dies. One more thing, if you are traveling, the Cricut Cuttlebug will definitely be your good friend as it takes minimal space, just fold it and you are good to go!
Sizzix 660425 Big Shot Cutting/Embossing MachineUser friendly, that's what the Sizzix 660425 Big Shot Cutting/Embossing Machine is. If you are a do it yourself kind of person, this small but efficient die cutter will let you cut through and emboss a wide range of material allowing you to tackle different projects like scrapbooking, card making, fashion and home decor. It is also ideal if you are on a budget but have many home projects to do. Its small size and easy to carry frame will fit into whatever occasion you have use for it. The Sizzix rollers can also work perfectly with trays of up to 6 inches wide.
Brother CM350If you are looking for a cutter with an endless variety of design option, then consider getting the Brother CM350. It is both a scanner and a cutting machine meaning it enables you to make your own designs from different sources or you can wirelessly connect to your tablet or smart phone or use the proprietary software to make designs. Moreover, it comes with its own built-in design templates. Finally, it can cut really huge sizes and works well for both paper and quilting fabric.
Spellblinders PL-001With a plastic exterior and an interior made of steel, this machine is bound to be heavy. However, this should not discourage you from buying this extremely powerful cutting machine. The Spellblinders PL001 is a multipurpose machine that works on a variety of dies including steel rule and water-thin dies. Unlike other manual cutters, this machine can make deep and precise cuts which is possible due to the additional cutting ability. It is powerful enough to cut through eight layers at once. This may be a heavy machine but it also comes with additional power.
Silhouette Cameo 3The Silhouette Cameo 3 is equipped with a touch screen and Bluetooth technology that can be paired with your different smart devices. It also has an AutoBlade system that senses the correct blade to use for your different cutting work, enabling you to cut a wide range of materials up to 12 inches wide be it vinyl, fabric, paper, cardboard or thicker materials like soft wood, leather and foam. The Cameo 3 has PixScan technology that will let you scan an image turning it into a cut file. It also has the capacity to function simultaneously with two cartridges enabling you to cut, write or emboss as you work.
Pazzles Inspiration VueSuitable for beginners and hobbyists, the Pazzles machine is a versatile and easy to use machine that can cut almost anything from paper to leather. This machine makes use of InVue and Inspiration Vue 2014 enabling it to do kiss cutting, cut by colour, mirroring etc. It does not have cartridges so you can easily transfer images to the machine which transforms them to cuttable designs. The only disadvantage of this machine is that it takes a longer period of time to cut tough material and the customer service is non-responsive.