Sizzix to Debut Newest Product Collections at the Craft and Hobby Association 2014 Paper Arts Show

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Creative portfolio grows with innovative designs from top licensed designers

Sizzix Die Cutting Machines
“We are excited to launch these innovative designs that truly offer unlimited creative possibilities!” said Susan Spiegel, Ellison’s Vice President, Marketing.

Sizzix®, the sister craft brand of Ellison Education Inc., will showcase its fall and winter artistic assortment of die-cutting, embossing and stamping products at the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) 2014 Paper Arts Show beginning Tuesday, July 29, in Atlanta, Ga.

“Our new Sizzix product releases continue to provide crafters with the originality and durability they have come to expect from our brand,” said Susan Spiegel, Ellison’s Vice President, Marketing. “We are excited to launch these innovative designs that truly offer unlimited creative possibilities!”

The inspiring list of upcoming releases debuting at the 2014 Paper Arts Show include:

Stephanie Barnard® – August Release
Cardmaker extraordinaire Stephanie Barnard and her line of Sizzix Triplits™ die sets are back! Combining Framelits™ and Thinlits™ technology for precise registration with enhanced cutting intricacy, Triplits cut, deboss or stencil a single sheet of cardstock, paper, metallic foil or vellum. Crafters will find new, fun shapes they can easily transform into an endless combination of creative projects! Learn more from Stephanie Barnard.

Tim Holtz® Alterations™: September & October Releases
Mixed media artist Tim Holtz adds to his innovative seasonal die-cutting and embossing products for his Alterations line for Sizzix. Tim’s versatile mix of Fall, Halloween, Winter and Christmas designs offer vintage shapes that coordinate perfectly with past releases. A new favorite, ShadowPress™ Debossing Folders arrive in true holiday style for visually debossed sentiments on cards, tags, photographs, scrapbook pages and more. Tim also introduces Thinlits die sets to his Alterations line that give added detail and value to any mixed media project. Get inspired with Tim Holtz and connect to his blog.

Homegrown & Handmade by Stephanie Ackerman – September Release
New Sizzix licensed designer Stephanie Ackerman shares her mixed media creativity in her Homegrown & Handmade collection of die-cutting, embossing and stamping products. Well-known for her passion of showing crafters expanded creative possibilities, Stephanie offers versatile mixed media designs that can be used in a fun array of different projects including altered art, cards, journal embellishments, party décor and more. Meet Stephanie Ackerman.

25th & Pine by BasicGrey® – September Release
It wouldn’t be the merriest time of the year without joyful holiday designs from BasicGrey! This American design house favorite presents a festive assortment of die-cutting and embossing products in their 25th & Pine collection that fashion a wide variety of designs for cardmaking, home décor, gift giving, and scrapbooking projects. They’re sure to help spread holiday cheer! Explore the world of BasicGrey.

Winter by Rachael Bright for Sizzix – September Release
Celebrate Winter with the elegant design style of Sizzix artist Rachael Bright. An intricate assortment of 10 wafer-thin, chemically-etched Thinlits die sets enable crafters to instantly die-cut treasured cards, scrapbook embellishments, stunning ornaments and more. A dual set of steel-rule border Originals™ dies cut festive borders from anything scissors can cut, while two Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folders offer crafters whimsical designs that are perfect for any time of the year. Discover more from Rachael Bright.

Favorite Things by Brenda Walton™ – October Release
Continue to celebrate life’s treasured moments with the latest die-cutting and embossing products from Brenda Walton’s Favorite Things! The graceful artist expands her celebratory collection with new elegant designs for birthdays, parties, weddings and other special occasions. This charming assortment of dies and embossing folders lend themselves to creating timeless creations that anyone can enjoy, while coordinating with previous Favorite Things releases. Learn more about Brenda Walton.

Stephanie Barnard® – October Release
Stephanie Barnard’s latest die-cutting, stamping and embossing product collection introduces a new method to cardmaking with the arrival of Framelits Step-Ups™ die sets. These innovative additions bring even further style and flair to dimensional cardmaking, creating fun cards that are fitting for any occasion. Stephanie’s upcoming release also includes more Framelits, Flip-its™, Stand-Ups, Framelits die sets with stamps, Textured Impressions Embossing Folders and clear stamps for all your papercrafting needs. View more from Stephanie Barnard.

Susan’s Garden™ by Susan Tierney-Cockburn™ – November Release
Floral inspiration will continue to bloom into the winter season thanks to the green thumb of Susan Tierney-Cockburn. Susan’s Garden thrives with her latest Thinlits additions of realistic-looking flowers, leaves and pinecones to embellish cards, gift items or scrapbooks. Additional offerings from the avid gardener design heartfelt keepsakes and showcase pieces that others will truly cherish. Meet Susan Tierney-Cockburn.

Where Women Cook™ by Jo Packham – November Release
Jo Packham and Sizzix have served up quite a tasty-inspired treat! Satisfy your creative appetite with new culinary-themed décor, fitting for any special occasion or just because. The latest ingredients to the Where Women Cook design collection cook up delicious designs that consumers can use to create handmade bags, boxes, favors, party supplies, personalized items and much more. Get a taste of Where Women Cook.

Me & You by Jen Long for Sizzix – November Release
Celebrate versatility with the new Me & You collection from Sizzix artist Jen Long. A playful assortment of 12 wafer-thin, chemically-etched Thinlits dies cut, emboss or stencil intricate shapes, embellishments, patterns, and phrases. Crafters can freely layer, mix, and match different die cuts to complement any craft challenge. Learn more about Jen Long.

Lori Whitlock – December Release
Lori Whitlock’s sophomore die-cutting and embossing collection continues her motif of creating do-it-yourself friendly products for the crafts market. A fresh crop of dimensional designs fashion unique projects for cardmaking, gift items, memory keeping, party favors and even pocket page systems! Explore the world of Lori Whitlock.

Modern Surrealist™ by Marisa Pawelko – December Release
Celebrity crafter Marisa Pawelko turns up the volume with her latest additions to the Modern Surrealist collection for the Sizzix SophistiCut™ Machine. Twenty-six steel-rule designs for teens and tweens help easily craft wearable art, jewelry, locker art, home décor and other projects from anything that scissors can cut – including leather, shrink wrap and duct tape. Discover more about Marisa Pawelko.

Vintage Kitchen by Eileen Hull® – January 2015 Release
The heart of a home rests in the kitchen and this collection will surely warm yours! Three-dimensional specialist Eileen Hull serves up kitchen décor that’s perfect for any party planning occasion. Using matboard as her favored medium, her latest collection brings more imaginative ScoreBoards™ dies that cut and score at the same time, as well as additional Bigz™, Framelits, Thinlits and Textured Impressions Embossing Folders for further creativity. Learn more about Eileen Hull.

Life Made Simple™ by Rachael Bright for Sizzix – January 2015 Release
The first ever die-cutting collection for pocket pages is growing! This Life Made Simple release by Sizzix artist Rachael Bright continues to make memory keeping simple with a new assortment of 16 wafer-thin, chemically-etched Thinlits die sets. Crafters of any skill level can instantly create stylish embellished gift tags, personalized cards, scrapbook pages, treat containers and more. Meet Rachael Bright.

About Sizzix
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

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