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How to Use Foil Quill Freehand Pens and Magnetic Mat Together

There's a new foil craft tool in town and it's the Foil Quill Freehand pens!

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The Freestyle Pens from We R Memory Keepers work similarly to the original Foil Quill tips except they are meant for hand drawing, rather than using in a cutting machine.

AND there's more good news...I have a 25% off code for you for ALL Foil Quill tools and accessories so make sure you read to the bottom.
Just like the Foil Quill tools for the Silhouette machines (and other cutting machines) the Foil Quill handheld pens come with several different tips: fine, standard, bold, and calligraphy.  You can purchase individually or as a multi-pen pack.

The benefit with the pens over the machine tips is you can now apply foil to surfaces that can't fit through the Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait.

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For example, if you want to apply foil to wood, a leather notebook cover, a planner page, or a pre-printed card - the Foil Quill pens give you the flexibility and ability to do that!

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I'll be sharing some Foil Quill Freehand pen tutorials, projects, and hacks soon (especially for those of us who don't love our own handwriting or can't freestyle draw... HELLO...why we have cutting machines!). But before we get to all that, I first wanted to share why I think it's so important that use the Foil Quill magnetic mat with the free hand pens.

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The way the pens work is you have to plug them in with the attached USB cord so the tip of the pen heats up.  This is the fine tip freestyle Foil Quill pen.

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Then you have place the foil over the surface where you want to apply the foil. Then you have to tape the foil down or hold it in place while also trying to freehand draw.

The Foil Quill Magnetic Mat makes this process so much easier though.  Lay the mat down. Place your surface on top - in this case I used a wood slice.  Lay the foil over top. 

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Place one of the four included magnets on each side pulling the foil taunt.  Bam!

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The surface AND the foil still in place...and no risk of damaging the surface when you remove the tape after foiling!!

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As promised here is the 25% off code so you can get any and all Foil Quill tools and accessories at a discount!  Use my special code SILSCHQUILL25 to save until Friday, September 6.

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1 comment

  1. Went to the link. Freestyle combination sold out. Sale code useless at this time since l was interested in that item.

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