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 How to use the Epic™ Six QuicKutz® Embossing Tool 

by Tammy Honaman, Author, Jewelry-Making Expert and Educator,
Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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Step 1
Place an embossing folder onto the embossing pad of the QuicKutz tool. Place a patina drop, metal disc, glueFOIL™ or paper into the embossing folder, positioning it on the section of the pattern you would like to be part of your design. Close the folder carefully so you do not disturb the position of the items.
Step 2
Place the cutting mat over the embossing folder then place the whole assembly into the opening of the QuicKutz tool. Crank the handle so the assembly passes through the rollers.

Reverse the motion so the assembly passes through the rollers a second time and exits the front of the tool.
Step 3
Remove the cutting mat and open the folder to see your results.




Optional: To heighten the effect of the embossing on the metal, rub a 400 grit polishing paper over the surface of the focal on the embossed design.
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