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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

TOOL TIME TUESDAY- Eclips by Sizzix


Today's tool is brought to you by Sizzix & it is the ECLIPS die cutting tool.

The Eclips Electronic shape-cutting machine and handheld remote control create completely customizable shapes and letters to adorn almost anything.

Machine functions:

  • Auto selection of speed and pressure for material to be cut
  • 2-speed blade movement for fast and accurate positioning
  • Adjustable blade depth
  • Laser image preview for less paper waste
  • Cut sizes to nearest 1/100 of an inch
  • Cut vellum, paper, cardstock and chipboard in preset and custom sizes
  • Convenient handle to take machine anywhere

Handheld Remote Control:

  • Performs all functions remotely
  • High-resolution 3.6" LCD for larger image preview
  • Easy on-screen navigation
  • Sliding screen reveals full keypad
  • Ergonomic cradle allows tabletop use
  • Multi-language user interface (English, French, Spanish, German)

Cartridge capabilities:

  • Remove and replace cartridges with power on
  • Decorative borders for 6", 12", 18" and 24" projects
  • Search command for all shapes
  • Create a "favorites" folder for designs you like
  • Picture-in-picture and mirror functions
  • Designs available in several styles: Original, Border, Outline, Shadow, Solid
  • Extra embellishments and add-ons to accompany select shapes

As you can read, it has a lot of great features including a handle that lets you tote this baby around easily. It is also compatible with the Sure Cuts A Lot Software.

It has a varied price point from$299.99- $499.99 & can be found mostly via online retailers.

Check out the video made by Christie of Creations by Christie: (It's a little long as far as videos go but thorough) Enjoy!

It's like having a Gypsy & Cricut in one.

As you can see it boasts a lot of great features but perhaps one thing more can sweeten this configuration.

Two Words...Tim Holtz!

Yes, he is collaborating with Sizzix & has something to be used with the ECLIPS.

Come back on Friday for the Fabulous Find to find out what it is!

Ya'll come back now, ya hear!


  1. thanks for sharing this! Happy Valentine's Day my friend!

  2. I can't wait until Friday. I have been praying to either get done saving the money or winning one of these. I just love what it can do with Tim Holtz things also. My birthday list just keep getting longer. LOL Have a bless week

  3. My friend, I wished that were in my budget... lol!!! Thanks for sharing, though!

    Happy Valentine's Day to you; hope you have a very "sweet" day!!!



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